Chicago: G. P. Engelhard & Company, 1889. First USA Edition. Hardcover. 23.5 x 15.5 cm. Octavo. xiv 184pp. Translated from the German, and revised with numerous additions by Dr. William Netter. 83 in-text illustrations. Alchemistic symbols table. Gutter cracked between pages 164-165. Rubbing to the boards. Previous owner's name on front fixed endpaper. A few words and phrases have been circled or underlined in pen. Rare work. Good. Item #60097
Traces the history of pharmacology from its alchemical roots in classical Greece and Rome to the late 1800s.