Butler's Medicine Chest Directory, And Family Catalogue of Drugs, Chemicals, Etc., With the Properties and Doses of Such As Are More Generally Used in Domestic Medicine; To Which Is Appended A Concise Description of Diseases, With Directions For The Treat

Butler, Charles

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Place Published: Dublin
Publisher: Printed for Messrs. Butler, Medical Hall
Date Published: 1832
Edition: Third edition
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 26895


227pp. Duodecimo [18 cm] 3/4 red leather with marbled paper covered boards. Marbled endsheets. Good. The covers are heavily rubbed and abraded. The spine is sun faded. There is a 1/4 inch loss from the leather at the head of the spine. The underlying boards are exposed on the covers and along the edges of the covers. The largest patch measures 2 and 1/2 inches tall by 1/2 inch wide. The edges of the covers are lightly foxed. Three articles have been adhered to the rear endsheet, and a small article has been mounted to the front flyleaf. Numerical notations on the darkened front flyleaf. There is a contemporary owner's name on the title page, and there are brief contemporary numerical notations on on the verso of the title page. The text block is cracked multiple times. There is occasional light foxing throughout the pages. Minor pencil marks in the margins here and there. There are small dark stains in the fore edge margins of the pages at the end of the text.


Enlarged and revised. Includes information on Hemlock, Oil of Juniper, Harrowgate, Gout, Sponge, Stavesacre, and much more.

By This Author: Butler, Charles