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The Complete Chymical Dispensatory, in Five Books: Treating of All sorts of Metals, Precious Stones, and Minerals, of all Vegetables and Animals, and things that are taken from them, as Musk, Civet, &c. How rightly to know them, and how they are to be used in Physick; with their several Doses. by  William Rowland [translator] Dr John [Johann] Shroder - First Edition - 1669 - from E C Books (SKU: 032084)

The Complete Chymical Dispensatory, in Five Books: Treating of All sorts of Metals, Precious Stones, and Minerals, of all Vegetables and Animals, and things that are taken from them, as Musk, Civet, &c. How rightly to know them, and how they are to be used in Physick; with their several Doses.

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The Complete Chymical Dispensatory, in Five Books: Treating of All sorts of Metals, Precious Stones, and Minerals, of all Vegetables and Animals, and things that are taken from them, as Musk, Civet, &c. How rightly to know them, and how they are to be used in Physick; with their several Doses.

by Dr John [Johann] Shroder, William Rowland [translator]

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London : Printed by John Darby for Richard Chiswell, and Robert Clavell, 1669 A very good copy of the 1st edition of Johann Shroder's work in English, translated by William Rowland. An extremely scarce work. Johann Shroder (1600-1664) was a German physician and pharmacologist and is credited as the first person to recognise arsenic as an element - producing it by heating its oxide in 1649. This work was published in Latin in 1662. This copy has been recently rebound in half leather with marbled boards. The spine has gilt lined raised bands and titles. New endpapers have been added. Contents: title page with ink signature of Wm Goodwin ('bought of Mrs Field') and John Hurnon; Dedication by William Rowland 3pp; Book I - Introduction pp 1-49; blank; Book 2 'Of the Shop' pp 51-147; blank; Book 3 'called Macrocosmology - treating of the Great World, or Mineralogy, Treating of Minerals' pp 149-283; blank; Book 4 'Phytologia' pp 385-505; Book 5 'Zoology' pp 506-545; Finis; blank; Table 11pp; publisher's advert 1p. The binding is in near fine condition. Internally pages have some brown toning (some darker than others - and some with light spotting) and there is darker tone to the top margins. P 207 lacks the corner tip and some pages have corners turned over. Contents generally very clean with just the odd mark.

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E C Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
032084
Title
The Complete Chymical Dispensatory, in Five Books: Treating of All sorts of Metals, Precious Stones, and Minerals, of all Vegetables and Animals, and things that are taken from them, as Musk, Civet, &c. How rightly to know them, and how they are to be used in Physick; with their several Doses.
Author
Dr John [Johann] Shroder, William Rowland [translator]
Format/binding
Half-Leather
Book condition
Used - Very Good
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Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed by John Darby for Richard Chiswell, and Robert Clavell
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1669
Keywords
pharmacology; seventeenth century physick; seventeenth century chemistry; Culpeper; pharmacopoeia; arsenic; johan shroder
Bookseller catalogs
Herbals and early medicine; 17th century works;
Size
4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall

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About E C Books

E C Books is a small online bookselling business, specialising in pre 20th century works:natural history, science, history, and travel, aiming for rarer and more unusual books. Our largest stock area is Natural History, where we have a good range of books from the 1700-1800's, many finely illustrated. Other areas include children's books, particularly late 1800's-early 1900's - again illustrated; and literature pre 1900.When you order books from us we ensure that they are properly packed to protect condition, and we always use recorded or 'signed for' postal services for more secure delivery. Please note that we have recently moved to the beautiful Orkney Islands, where we intend to open a bookshop over the next year. Because of our location we cannot guarantee 'next day' delivery but we will get your purchase to you as quickly and safely as we can.Please note that the buyer is responsible for the payment of any tax or duty on import.

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