The elements of medical chemistry
Paris, John Ayrton
Paris, John Ayrton (1785-1856). The elements of medical chemistry . . . 8vo. xxxi, , 586, pp., plus 8-page publisher's catalogue. Text illustrations. London: W. Phillips, 1825. 230 x 142 mm. (uncut). Boards, cloth backstrip c. 1825, boards detached but present, spine chipped, hand-lettered spine label and portion of printed shelf-label. Moderate foxing, especially to endpapers and first and last leaves. Stamps of Fort Pitt Medical Library on title. Inscription on flyleaf: " Presented to the Library of the Medical Department of the Army by Asst. Surgn. Still 94th Regt. 19th April 1834." Modern bookplate of medical historian W. D. Foster. Internally very good.
First Edition. Intended to provide a "chemical grammar" for the author's Pharmacologia, which G-M cites in its 1820 edition for the first description of arsenic cancer.
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