The Edinburgh New Dispensatory: Containing I) The Elements of Pharmaceutical Chemistry II) The Materia Medica; or, An Account of the Different Substances Employed in Medicine III) The Pharmaceutical Preparations and Medicinal Compositions of the Latest Editions of the London and Edinburgh Pharmacopoeias. With the Additions of the Most Approved Formulae, From the Best Foreign Pharmacopoeias. The World Interspersed with Practical Cautions and Observations, and Medicine; with New Tables of Elective Attractions of Antimonial and Mercurial Preparations, & c., and Several Copper-Plates of the Most Convenient Furnaces, and Principal Pharmaceutical Instruments.; Being an Improvement of the New Dispensatory By Dr. Lewis. The Fourth Edition; With Many Alterations, Corrections, and Additions; And a full and clear Account of the New Chemical Doctrines published by Mr. Lavoisier.
Philadelphia: Thomas Dobson, 1796. Early Edition. Leather bound. 5 X 8 5/8 Inches. 622 + 2 PP Publisher Catalog. Good. Item #4158
Six plates intact. Rebound in full leather circa mid 20th Century. Aget toned pages; occaisional foxing and/or blemishing. Top and fore-edge of the title-page reinforced. The binding is lightly rubbed. An important early American book of medical ointments, tinctures, oils, lotions, liniments, infusions and pills.