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Chronicles of pharmacy. Volumes I & II.

Chronicles of pharmacy. Volumes I & II.

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Chronicles of pharmacy. Volumes I & II.

by Wootton, A. C

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First edition. Macmillan and Co. London. 1910. Two volumes. Octavo. xii, 428pp; (3), 332pp. 74 illustrations. Original cloth, gilt lettering and rules to spine. Top edge gilt. Untrimmed, partially unopened. Endpapers toned. "Presentation Copy" blind stamp to lower margin of title Vol. I. No inscriptions. A bright handsome set.
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Alfred Charles Wootton (1866 -1909) Editor of the "Chemist and Druggist". "The art of the apothecary" from antiquity, "In the course of ages they became associated with magic, with theology, with alchemy, with crimes and conscious frauds, with the strangest fancies, and dogmas, and delusions, and with the severest science."


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Apothecary, Hippocrates, Galen, Magic, Herbal, Medicine, Pharmacopoeias, Alchemy, Nostrums, Poisons
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