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Dr. George Young
Rare 1753 TREATISE ON OPIUM PRACTICAL OBSERVATIONS Laudanum Poppies Psychedelic
1753. Hi and WELCOME to the FLASHBACK BOOKS EBAY STORE. PLEASE CHECK BACK REGULARLY TO SEE THE LATEST ADDED BOOKS. FLASHBACK BOOKS HAS BEEN IN BUSINESS FOR OVER 25 YEARS SUPPLYING COLLECTORS , RESEARCHERS AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES AROUND THE WORLD. PLEASE GO TO FLASHBACK BOOKS EBAY STORE, JUST CLICK ON THE CATEGORY YOU ARE INTERESTED IN & ONLY THOSE RELATED BOOKS WILL SHOW UP ON THE PAGE Please Note: We can Combine Auctions / Purchases so you will Save Money on Shipping A TREATISE ON OPIUM, FOUNDED UPON PRACTICAL OBSERVATIONS. By George Young Published by A. Millar, London, England 1753 First Edition This Rare book is a HARDCOVER with old half calf and marbled boards, rebacked at an early date with original gilt spine laid down, with gilt leather spine label. Title-page and last page of text somewhat soiled, otherwise interior is very good other than the missing leaves. Lacks the final 6 pages and leaf of advertisements. There is a very early ownership inscription on the title verso; a later owner noted in pencil that there is no copy in five famous medical collections, including the Osler Library and Garrison-Morton Medical Bibliography. This book has 176 pages. First Edition of the third book on opium in the English language, preceded by works of Sydenham and Jones. Treatise on opium == The treatise was published as a response to an important paper on opium published in 1742 by Young's Edinburgh contemporary Charles Alston (1683-1760), professor of botany and materia medica. Alston described opium's history and its preparation from poppies he had grown, the first person in … [Click Below for Full Description]
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