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|Genre/Form:||Tables (Systematic lists)
Prescriptions, formulae, receipts, etc
Early works to 1800
Tables Early works to 1800
Formulae, receipts, prescriptions Early works to 1800
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Arbuthnot, John, 1667-1735.
Tables of ancient coins, weights and measures.
London, J. Tonson, 1727
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John Arbuthnot; Charles Arbuthnot
|Notes:||Dedicatory verses "To the King" by the author's son, Charles Arbuthnot, to whom the Latin ed. is wrongly ascribed.
"A dissertation concerning the doses of medicines given by ancient physicians": pages 282-327.
Author's name appears in the earlier ed. (London, 1705?) published under title: Tables of the Grecian, Roman, and Jewish measures, weights and coins; reduced to the English standard.
|Credits:||Anonymous: by John Arbuthnot.|
|Description:||327 pages ; 29 cm|
|Contents:||A dissertation containing the principles and authorities upon which the tables are founded --
A dissertation of Roman money affairs --
A dissertation concerning the navigation of the ancients --
A dissertation concerning the doses of medicines given by ancient physicians.
- Weights and measures -- Early works to 1800.
- Money -- Tables -- Early works to 1800.
- Prices -- Early works to 1800.
- Navigation -- Early works to 1800.
- Medicine -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions -- Early works to 1800.
- Weights and Measures -- history.
- Weights and measures.