By: Anonymous

Price: $149.95

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Book Condition: Very Good

xiv, [2], 312 pages; Contemporary half plum-colored diced calf (or roan leather) , over pattern-printed boards, flat spine paneled with pairs of gilt rules, title lettered in gilt in the second panel. Plain endpapers moderately foxed, as are the first and last few leaves -- most of the text has only light scattered foxing and faint browning to a few leaves. Sixth revised edition of this important Prussian parmacopoea, first published in 1799. See Schelenz 728: [Schlelenz, Geschichte der Pharmazie -- "Gegenber der editio quinta von 1829 erweitert, neu gegliedert (nmlich alphabetisch) und mit in Teilen neuen Benennungen] ; Adlung/Urdang 333. Apart from a brief introduction in German, signed by Friedrich Wilhelm [IV, King of Prussia] , the text is in Latin. Following a Prefatio and a single leaf m "Pondera" -- the main alphabetically organized text follows (pp. 1-270) . Next, there is a list of reagents ["Reagentia"] followed by four important tables: [Tabula A: Praeparata Indicans, Quae Pharmacopolae Emere Licet; Tabula B: Medicamenta Exhibens, Vulgo Venena Dicta, Quae In Locis Seclusis Asservanda Sunt; Tabula C: Medicamenta Sistens A Reliquis Separanda; and Tabula D: Exhibens Doses Medicamentorum Maximas Pro Adulto, Ultra Quas Medicus Pro Usu Interno Ne Praescribat Nisi Addito Signo. ] Next, a list of specific measures of liquid medications: [Pondera Specifica Medicamentorum Liquidorum, Quae In Revisionibus Officinarum Exploranda Sunt]. At the end are three useful comparative indices, [of ancient names with modern equivalents, alternate names for medications, and the German names and the page references in the main text: -- "Comparatio Nominum Antiquorum Et Nunc Usitatorum; Index Nominum Et Synonymorum Medicamentorum; and Index Nominum Germanicorum. "] This well-preserved copy has the tiny printed booklabel of Louis Dauber -- (a German-trained pharmacist who emigrated to Illinois and opened a pharmacy in 1853 in Mascoutah. The Dauber pharmacy is still in business, now in its fifth generation of Daubers. An interesting specimen of German emigration to the American midwest in the years immediately following the upheaval of 1848, and an important book in its field. Keywords Medicine Pharmacy Pharmacopoea Pharmacopoeia Drugs Chemistry Louis Dauber Mascoutah IL Germans in America Prussia Prussian Science; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings.


Author Name: Anonymous

Categories: Science and History of Science, Antiquarian Books, 19th Century, Medicine and Medical History,

Publisher: Berolini [Berlin], Rudolphus Decker: 1846

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: Square 8vo

Seller ID: 41511

Keywords: 903070019X