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The Resource A compleat history of drugs,, written in French by Monsieur Pomet ... To which is added what is further observable on the same subject, from Mess. 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 ... Done into English from the originals

A compleat history of drugs,, written in French by Monsieur Pomet ... To which is added what is further observable on the same subject, from Mess. 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 ... Done into English from the originals

Label
A compleat history of drugs,
Title
A compleat history of drugs,
Statement of responsibility
written in French by Monsieur Pomet ... To which is added what is further observable on the same subject, from Mess. 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 ... Done into English from the originals
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1658-1699
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Pomet, Pierre
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 1656-1708
  • 1645-1715
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  • Tournefort, Joseph Pitton de
  • Lémery, Nicolas
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  • Materia medica
  • Drugs
  • Botany, Medical
  • Zoology, Medical
Label
A compleat history of drugs,, written in French by Monsieur Pomet ... To which is added what is further observable on the same subject, from Mess. 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 ... Done into English from the originals
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title in red and black; end pieces
  • Translation, with omissions, of the author's Histoire générale des drogues. The anonymous translator and editor has drawn upon the works of Tournefort and Lémery, and has added to Pomet's descriptions and history of each drug that of Lémery, as extracted from his Traité universel des drogues simples. cf. Dedication and pref
  • "Names of the authors quoted in this work": p. [13]-[19]
  • "A catalogue of seeds of several scarce and curious plants lately brought from the American islands": p. [21]-[24]
  • Plate 13 bound out of order, after 14
  • Includes index
Control code
000020941
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
3d ed.
Extent
[24], 419, [9] p.
Other physical details
86 plates.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 20941
  • 20957
  • ocm02971861
Label
A compleat history of drugs,, written in French by Monsieur Pomet ... To which is added what is further observable on the same subject, from Mess. 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 ... Done into English from the originals
Publication
Note
  • Title in red and black; end pieces
  • Translation, with omissions, of the author's Histoire générale des drogues. The anonymous translator and editor has drawn upon the works of Tournefort and Lémery, and has added to Pomet's descriptions and history of each drug that of Lémery, as extracted from his Traité universel des drogues simples. cf. Dedication and pref
  • "Names of the authors quoted in this work": p. [13]-[19]
  • "A catalogue of seeds of several scarce and curious plants lately brought from the American islands": p. [21]-[24]
  • Plate 13 bound out of order, after 14
  • Includes index
Control code
000020941
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
3d ed.
Extent
[24], 419, [9] p.
Other physical details
86 plates.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 20941
  • 20957
  • ocm02971861

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