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A PRACTICAL TREATISE On PALATABLE PRESCRIBING.; Containing the Favorite Fromulary of the Most Eminent Medical and Surgical Authorities, Collated from Their Published Writings and Private Records. And Embracing a Resumé of the Most Eligible Prescriptions for the Administration of Recent Additions to the Materia Medica.
Detroit: George S. Davis, 1884. 1st Edition (Cordasco 80-4773). , 136 pp. 7-1/2" x 5". Taupe colored fine-weave cloth binding with gilt stamping (professionally recased), with gilt stamped lettering to front cover. Grey eps. Wear & soiling to binding. 3 paper extracts affixed to binding (see images). Age-toning to paper. Prior owner notes & tipped-in remedies throughout. Withal, a VG copy. Item #48673
Oft republished, this first edition is uncommon in the trade.