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QUINCY, John (d. 1722)
[Pharmacopoeia officinalis et extemporanea. 1742]
Pharmacopœia officinalis & extemporanea. Or, a complete English dispensatory, in four parts. Containing I. The theory of pharmacy, ... II. A description of the officinal simples, ... III. The officinal compositions, ... IV. Extemporaneous prescriptions, ... To which is added, an account of the common adulterations both of simples and compounds; with some marks to detect them by. By John Quincy, M.D. The twelfth edition, enlarged and corrected.


London: printed for Thomas Longman, 1742.
xvi, 700, lx p. ; 20.0 cm. (8º)

First published in 1718. With an initial advertisement leaf noting improvements in the ninth edition (1733, q.v.). ESTC t61386.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on title-page John Soane, i.e. John junior. Inscribed with a monogram in ink on front free-endpaper M superimposed on M (possibly JMC?).

Binding C18th calf, gilt double-ruled borders and spine, without spine-label or lettering.

Reference Number 4720


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