1746. FE. Item #89736
ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS, LONDON. THE DISPENSATORY OF THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS, LONDON, translated into English with remarks &c. By H. Pemberton, M.D. London: Printed for T. Longman and T. Shewell, ...; and J. Nourse, ..., 1746. First edition. x, 419 +  pp. 8vo., old calf binding, quite scuffed, with upper board detached and shallow loss at heel and crown. Bookseller's label of A. E. Foote, M.D., of Philadelphia, and a nineteenth-century pharmacist's label for Samuel A. D. Sheppard & Company to front pastedown, and an old shelf label on spine. Text leaves are age-toned and show light to moderate foxing/spotting throughout. The bottom (blank) third of the final leaf, with the end of the index on the recto and errata on the verso, is lacking but without loss of text. Ink and pencil notes on final pastedown. The London Dispensatory is preceded by 'A narrative of the proceedings of the committee appointed by the College of Physicians to revue their Pharmacopoeia' on pages 1-126. An acceptable reading copy offered as is. (Wellcome IV, p. 364).