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Pharmacopoeia Londinensis, or, the London dispensatory : further adorned by the studies and collections of the fellows now living, of the said college ...

Author: Nicholas CulpeperJohn AllenNicholas BooneDaniel HenchmanJohn EdwardsAll authors
Publisher: Boston : Printed by John Allen, for Nicholas Booone [sic], at the Sign of the Bible in Cornhill ; Daniel Henchman over-against the Brick Meeting-House ; and John Edwards, at the Sign of the Light-House, 1720.
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Text considered to be the first full-length medical book published in North America; cf. Garrison-Morton.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Pharmacopoeias
Popular Works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Also issued on microfilm.
[Bethesda, Md.] : National Library of Medicine, 1976.
1 microfilm reel : negative ; 35 mm.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Culpeper; John Allen; Nicholas Boone; Daniel Henchman; John Edwards; Royal College of Physicians of London.
OCLC Number: 14321008
Notes: Originally published in 1649 under title: "A physicall directory; or, A translation of the London dispensatory, made by the Colledge of Physicians in London [Wing C7540]," itself a translation of the Pharmacopoeia Londinensis of 1618. Cf. Wellcome, II. p. 414, and Austin.
Running title: The physitians library.
Printed in two columns.
Includes an index.
Signatures: A-Y⁸ Z⁸(-Z8) (Z7 blank). Cf. ESTC.
NLM copy lacks blank leaf Z7.
NLM copy: MS. slip affixed to back paste-down: "First book relating to Medicine printed in New England, Boston, 1720".
Film 633 reel 33 is part of Research Publications Early American Medical Imprints collection (RP reel 33, no. 591).
(from t.p.) in this impression you may find, 1. Three hundred useful additions. 2. All the notes that were in the margent are brought in the book ... 3. The virtues, qualities, and properties of every simple. 4. The virtues and use of the compounds. 5. Cautions in giving all medicines that are dangerous. 6. All the medicines that were in the Old Latin Dispensary ... 7. A key to Galen and Hippocrates ... 8. In this impression, the Latin name of every one of the compounds is printed, and in what page of the new folio Latin book they are to be found.
Description: [24], 305, [37] p. ; 19 cm. (8vo)
Contents: (from t.p.) ... in this impression you may find, 1. Three hundred useful additions --
2. All the notes that were in the margent are brought in the book ... --
3. The virtues, qualities, and properties of every simple --
4. The virtues and use of the compounds --
5. Cautions in giving all medicines that are dangerous --
6. All the medicines that were in the Old Latin Dispensary ... --
7. A key to Galen and Hippocrates ... --
8. In this impression, the Latin name of every one of the compounds is printed, and in what page of the new folio Latin book they are to be found.
Other Titles: Physitians library
London dispensatory
Responsibility: by Nicholas Culpepper, gent. student in physick and astrology.

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Text considered to be the first full-length medical book published in North America; cf. Garrison-Morton.

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