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John King
1872 The American Dispensatory John King Eighth Edition
Cincinnati: Wilstach, Baldwin and Co. Click here to see our other books! The American Dispensatory John King 1872 Wilstach, Baldwin and Co : Cincinnati 10" by 6" [5], vi-xii, [1], 14-1439, [1]pp SUMMARY A very scarce eighth edition copy of John King's famous reference text regarding nineteenth century practice of medical dispensaries. Early Edition,Original Binding,Very Scarce Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed This book weighs 2 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 29.99 EU Postage: £ 21.99 European Postage: £ 23.99 Asia Postage: £ 37.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 38.99 DESCRIPTION In a contemporary calf binding. Scarce in any edition, this work is an alphabetical list of the herbs used in American medical practice, with a description and history. The second part of this work comprises of instructions at to applying the medicines, collecting and preserving plants, weights and measures, and the act of dispensing the medicines. King even refers to 'idlers or loungers' who are often seen in pharmacies 'who from their continual staring at lady-customers as well as their tobacco-spitting and smoking, drive the respectable portion of assistants or clerks, who without intending offence frequently offend very seriously.' The medicines discussed to this work has a strong focus on the branch of Eclectic Medicine, of which John King was a major practitioner. Eclectic medicine was a branch of American medicine which made use of botanical remedies and physical therapy practices. It gained popularity during the second half of the nineteenth century. Contantine Samuel Rafinesque co … [Click Below for Full Description]
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