1831. Item #89735
CARPENTER, Geo(rge) W. ESSAYS ON SOME OF THE MOST IMPORTANT ARTICLES OF THE MATERIA MEDICA, Comprising a Full Account of all the new Proximate Principles, and the Popular Medicines Lately Introduced in Practice, Detailing the Formulas for their Preparation, their Habitudes and Peculiarities, Doses and Modes of Administration, with Remarks on the Most Eligible Form of their Exhibition: to which is added a Catalogue of Medicines, Surgical Instruments, &c. &c., Adapted for a Physician at the Outset of his Practice, with the Doses and Effects attached to each Medicine, &c. &c. Philadelphia: Geo. W. Carpenter's Chemical Warehouse, 1831. First Edition. 8vo. 226pp. + 18pp. (Essay by author "On the Mineralogy of Chester County"). Paper-covered boards backed with brown cloth and paper title label to spine. Ex-library with bookplate and stamp to front pastedown, circulation notice to ffep, and stamp to title page. Remnant of shelving label to spine. Ink stain to front board. End papers and pastedowns foxed but only light foxing throughout. Small portion of flyleaf missing.