1818. Item #89523
BENJAMIN SHURTLEFF'S (NAMESAKE OF SHURTLEFF COLLEGE) COPY [SHURTLEFF, Benjamin, previous owner]. FORMULAE SELECTAE: OR A COLLECTION OF PRESCRIPTIONS OF EMINENT PHYSICIANS, AND THE MOST CELEBRATED PATENT MEDICINES; TOGETHER WITH A SYLLABIC VIEW OF MINERAL WATERS AND POISONS. New York: R. Donaldson, 1818 [iii]-viii, 202. First edition. An early selection of the most celebrated prescriptions was published in the United States as a companion to the Edinburgh Dispensatory. This copy belonged to Doctor Benjamin Shurtleff of Boston, with his signature. Front hinge quite weak, Ex library with a bookplate as the only marking. Discreet early 19th century ink price on flyleaf. Early selection of the most celebrated prescriptions. (Austin, Early Amer. medical imprints 784).