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Formulary for preparation and employment of several new remedies, translated by J. Houlton
Magendie, Francois

Publisher Information: New York: J. & J. Harper, 1829.

Formulary for the preparation and employment of several new remedies . . . Translated by Joseph Houlton, F.L.S. xi, 145, 18pp. London: T. & G. Underwood; New York: reprinted by J. & J. Harper for F. & N. G. Carnes, 1829. 197 x 117 mm. (uncut). Original boards, cloth backstrip, paper label (chipped), some wear and spotting but sound. Foxed throughout, rear endpapers torn, but very good. 19th century bookplate of H. C. Worsham of Dinwiddie, Virginia; bookplate of Arno B. Luckhart (1885-1957), discoverer of ethylene gas anesthesia (see Garrison-Morton 5705).

First American Edition of Magendie’s Formulaire pour la preparation et l’emploi de plusieurs nouveaux médicaments (1821), from the British edition of 1828. “Magendie introduced into medical practice a series of recently discovered alkaloids: strychnine, morphine, brucine, codeine, quinine and veratrine. He also generalized the therapeutic use of iodine and bromine salts” (Dictionary of Scientific Biography).

Book Id: 13678

Price: $200.00

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