Four Books on the History of Pharmacy

Four Books on the History of Pharmacy

Stock Number: 2023/3


classic works on the history of apothecaries, pharmacists, chemists

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UK and Ireland

Categories: Bookshop, Medical Books


Not GBP 40 each, but all four books (five volumes) for GBP 40.

Chronicles of Pharmacy by Wooton, A. C., vols I & II, pub Macmillan & Co. 1910, illustrated, vol I 428pp, rebound, quarter bound in red leather, good condition, with vol II, 332pp, original cloth binding with wear, end papers browned, please see images.

The History of Pharmacy in Britain, Matthews, Leslie G, , pub E & S Livingstone 1962 427pp, 37 plates, with an emphasis on drug jars and other pharmacy antiques, ex library copy with usual stamps etc, wear to spine, please see images.

History of Pharmacy A Guide and Survey, by Kremers, Edward, and Urdang, George, pub J B Lippincott, Philadelphia, 2nd edition 1951 622pp, 30 illustrations, cloth cover faded and rubbed, ink inscription.

A Textbook of Pharmacognosy, Dennison, T.C., pub Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, 3rd edition 1939 583pp, numerous illustrations of plants, seeds etc. throughout, cloth bound, spine worn and bumped, beginning to split.

ALL FOUR BOOKS (FIVE VOLUMES) FOR GBP 40.00 plus shipping at cost, or free pick up from West London.

Please see the other books I have listed on Fleaglass. I have recently retired and am selling most of my scientific and medical instrument reference library, including many works now difficult to obtain.

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GB Ganymede Antiques

Ganymede Antiques, the scientific and medical instrument specialists established in 1992 and based in London, U.K. ceased trading as a business in March 2022. However Keith Petts has for disposal some reference books and scientific instruments personally owned which will be offered on Fleaglass. I no longer purchase scientific or medical instruments. I can be contacted at [email protected]

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