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Compendium medico-chymicum, seu accurata medendi methodus, quae excllentissimis medicamentis, tam Europae, quam Indiae Orientali proficuis, repleta, ratiores observationes, & curiosam optimorum medicamentorum, in libelli hujus formulis contentorum, praeparationem exhibet.Augsburg, Gottlieb Göbel, 1684. 8vo. With engraved frontispiece, placed after the preface. Contemporary vellum.
- Hagelin, p. 152; Krivatsy 5005; cf. Ferguson I, 347. Enlarged second edition of a physicians compendium by the Swedish traveller, naturalist and physician Herman Niklas Grimm (1641-1711). A "comprehensive work dealing with the medicinal plants of the Dutch East Indies, their pharmaceutical preparation for various afflictions, with the recipes extensively described" (Hagelin). The work also includes a Pharmacopeia Indica, "it must be one of the earliest pharmacopoeias introducing colonial drugs to the European continent" (Hagelin).One leaf in preface damaged, affecting part of the text, and some minor foxing. Binding slightly rubbed: a good copy.
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