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William Salmon--1693
The Compleat English Physician by William Salmon--1693
1693. Seplasium. The Compleat (Complete) English Physician: or, The Druggist's Shop Opened. Explicating all the Particulars of which Medicines at this day are composed and made and containing above 600 Chymical processes. A Work of Exceeding use to all sorts of Men, of what Quality or Profession Soever. The like not hitherto extant. In X. Books.by William Salmon, Professor of Physick, near Holbourn-Bridge, LondonLONDON, Printed for Matthew Gilliflower at the Black Spread Eagle in Westminster Hall, and George Sawbridge at the Three Flower-de-luces in Little Brittain 1693 SALMON, WILLIAM. Publisher: London Printed for Matthew Gilliflower and George SawbridgeDescription: Thick 8vo, pp [70], 1207, [1], without the half title, but with the errata/contents leaf and the detachable table which is to be pasted into the main text as an errata, contemporary boards recovered in paper probably during the early 19th Century, a few manuscript recipes at the back, a few marginal faults, one a natural flaw with loss of a few letters only, one leaf torn at corner with a number of words of text loss, else in generally good complete state throughout with few stains or soiling, a good copy of this kind of book. FIRST EDITION; far more than a simple herbal or pharmacology, in fact a complete encyclopaedia of natural history including the animal world and other chemical and metalogical information of use to the apothacary as well as chemical experimenter. Salmon described himself as 'Professor Physick near Holborne Bridge, London, and was in essence a quack doctor who produced numerous popular wo … [Click Below for Full Description]
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