1710. Item #87065
FULLER, Thomas. PHARMACOPOEIA EXTEMPORANEA or, a Body of Prescripts in Which Forms of select Remedies, accommodated to most Intentions of Care usually occurring in Practice. Done into English out of Latin by the Author. London, Benjamin Walford, 1710. Octavo. [xvi]443pp.,ff. First edition in English of a popular pharmacopeia which went into many editions. Wellcome alone lists eleven in Latin (in London, Venice, Amsterdam, and Paris) and five in English. Starts out with the many virtues of "ale brew'd of the best Malt, Boiled, Fermented, according to Art, that is pale, sparkling fine, fresh, and not upon the fret." Library markings; foxed; front board and title detached; water stains to title and first x pages. (Wellcome III, 75-6). Scarce.