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The Resource A compleat history of druggs : written in French by Monsieur Pomet, to which is added what is further observable on the same subject, from Messrs. Lemery and Tournefort, divided into three classes, vegetable, animal and mineral ; with their use in physick, chymistry, pharmacy and several other arts ; illustrated with above four hundred copper cutts curiously done from the life; and an explanation of their different names, places of growth, and countries from whence they are brought; the way to know th true from the false, their virtues, &c. A work of very great use and curiosity. Done into english from the originals

A compleat history of druggs : written in French by Monsieur Pomet, to which is added what is further observable on the same subject, from Messrs. Lemery and Tournefort, divided into three classes, vegetable, animal and mineral ; with their use in physick, chymistry, pharmacy and several other arts ; illustrated with above four hundred copper cutts curiously done from the life; and an explanation of their different names, places of growth, and countries from whence they are brought; the way to know th true from the false, their virtues, &c. A work of very great use and curiosity. Done into english from the originals

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A compleat history of druggs : written in French by Monsieur Pomet, to which is added what is further observable on the same subject
Title
A compleat history of druggs
Title remainder
written in French by Monsieur Pomet, to which is added what is further observable on the same subject
Statement of responsibility
from Messrs. Lemery and Tournefort, divided into three classes, vegetable, animal and mineral ; with their use in physick, chymistry, pharmacy and several other arts ; illustrated with above four hundred copper cutts curiously done from the life; and an explanation of their different names, places of growth, and countries from whence they are brought; the way to know th true from the false, their virtues, &c. A work of very great use and curiosity. Done into english from the originals
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Cataloging source
Harvard Univ.
Citation location within source
T 113762
Citation source
English short title catalogue
Illustrations
plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
A compleat history of druggs : written in French by Monsieur Pomet, to which is added what is further observable on the same subject, from Messrs. Lemery and Tournefort, divided into three classes, vegetable, animal and mineral ; with their use in physick, chymistry, pharmacy and several other arts ; illustrated with above four hundred copper cutts curiously done from the life; and an explanation of their different names, places of growth, and countries from whence they are brought; the way to know th true from the false, their virtues, &c. A work of very great use and curiosity. Done into english from the originals
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Paged continuously
  • Translated by Joseph Browne
  • Title in red and black enclosed within double line rule border
  • Translation, with omissions, of the author's Histoire générale des drogues. Pomet acknowledged that much of his material was supplies by Tournefort and other friends. The translator and editor has drawn upon the worksof Tournefort and lemery when their descriptions have appeared more acurate and concise than those of Pomet, and have added to Pomet's description and history of each drug that of Lemery, as extracted from his Traité universel des drogues simples. cf. Preface
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
2 v. in 1 ([12], 419, [12])
Lccn
a 18001646
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • Signature on title-page: Tho: Green.
  • Bound in old panelled calf with title in gilt on black leather label mounted on spine.
Other physical details
plates
System control number
  • (LGTO)(RLIN)PAUG93-B4387
  • (CStRLIN)PAUG93-B4387
  • spec recon
  • (OCoLC)ocn370679361
Label
A compleat history of druggs : written in French by Monsieur Pomet, to which is added what is further observable on the same subject, from Messrs. Lemery and Tournefort, divided into three classes, vegetable, animal and mineral ; with their use in physick, chymistry, pharmacy and several other arts ; illustrated with above four hundred copper cutts curiously done from the life; and an explanation of their different names, places of growth, and countries from whence they are brought; the way to know th true from the false, their virtues, &c. A work of very great use and curiosity. Done into english from the originals
Publication
Note
  • Paged continuously
  • Translated by Joseph Browne
  • Title in red and black enclosed within double line rule border
  • Translation, with omissions, of the author's Histoire générale des drogues. Pomet acknowledged that much of his material was supplies by Tournefort and other friends. The translator and editor has drawn upon the worksof Tournefort and lemery when their descriptions have appeared more acurate and concise than those of Pomet, and have added to Pomet's description and history of each drug that of Lemery, as extracted from his Traité universel des drogues simples. cf. Preface
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
2 v. in 1 ([12], 419, [12])
Lccn
a 18001646
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • Signature on title-page: Tho: Green.
  • Bound in old panelled calf with title in gilt on black leather label mounted on spine.
Other physical details
plates
System control number
  • (LGTO)(RLIN)PAUG93-B4387
  • (CStRLIN)PAUG93-B4387
  • spec recon
  • (OCoLC)ocn370679361

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