1786. Item #78971
LEWIS, W. [and the] Gentlemen of the Faculty at Edinburgh. THE NEW DISPENSATORY. CONTAINING I. THE ELEMENTS OF PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY. II. THE MATERIA MEDICA... III. PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS. IV. MEDICINAL COMPOSITIONS. xxxii + 720 pp. 8vo., calf. Edinburgh: Printed for Charles Elliot/London: G. G. J. and J. Robinson, 1786. Fair to Good. Boards and ffep detached, lacks spine label. Leather chipped at corners, heel and crown. Endpapers have contemporary ink notes, pharmaceutical formulae. Block sound, light to moderate foxing to page edges in text. Three double-page copperplate engravings illustrating equipment. Title page continued: "The two latter parts Comprehending the Preparations and Compositions of the Last London and Edinburgh Pharmacapoeias, with such of the old ones as are kept in Shops; Also the most celebrated Foreign Medicines; the most useful of those directed in the Hospitals; and sundry elegant Extemporaneous Forms: Digested in such a Method as to compose a Regular System of Pharmacy...the whole interspersed with Practical Cautions and Observations...with New Tables of Elective Attractions, Single and Double; of Antimony, Mercury, &c... by the Gentlemen of the Faculty at Edinburgh.