The Edinburgh new dispensatory: [electronic resource] : containing, I. The elements of pharmaceutical chemistry. II. The materia medica; or, the natural, pharmaceutical and medical history of the different substances employed in medicine. III. The pharmaceutical preparations and compositions; : including complete and accurate translations of the octavo edition of the London pharmacopoeia, published in 1791; Dublin pharmacopoeia, published in 1794; and of the new edition of the Edinburgh pharmacopoeia, published in 1803. : Illustrated and explained in the language and according to the principles of modern chemistry. : With many new and useful tables. And several copperplates, explaining the new system of chemical characters, and representing the most useful pharmaceutical apparatus. / By Andrew Duncan, Jun. M.D. fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, and Royal Society of Edinburgh, and associate of the Linnæan Society in London.
- First Worcester edition.
- Worcester [Mass.]: : From the press of Isaiah Thomas, Jun., sold by him in Worcester & Springfield; also by Thomas & Andrews, Boston, and Thomas & Whipple, Newburyport., July--1805.
- Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 8374.
xii, 329, 340-694 p., VI leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
- Pharmaceutical chemistry.
Medicine -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions.
- Place of Publication:
- United States Massachusetts Worcester.
United States Massachusetts Springfield.
United States Massachusetts Boston.
United States Massachusetts Newburyport.
- System Details:
- Mode of access: World Wide Web.
- "Dr. Lewis published the first edition of his New dispensatory in 1753. ... After the death of Dr. Lewis; Dr. Webster, Dr. Duncan, and Dr. Rotheram, successively contributed to maintain the reputation of the work, by taking advantage of the discoveries made in natural history and chemistry, and by making those alterations which new editions ... rendered necessary ... these improved editions were entitled, 'The Edinburgh new dispensatory.' ..."--Preface, p. [v].
Plates signed: A. Doolittle sculpt.
Includes English and Latin indexes.
"Directions to the bookbinder."--p. [iv].
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 8374).
- Lewis, William, 1708-1781.
Doolittle, Amos, 1754-1832, engraver.
- Access Restriction:
- Restricted for use by site license.
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