Franklin: Record - The family-physician, and the house-apothecary : Containing I. Medicines against all such diseases people usually advise with apothecaries to be cured of : II. Instructions, whereby to prepare at your own houses all kinds of necessary medicines that are prepared by apothecaries, or prescribed by physicians : III. The exact prices of all drugs, herbs, seeds, simple and compound medicines, as they are sold at the druggists, or may be sold by the apothecaries : IV. That it's plainly made to appear, that in preparing medicines thus at your own houses, that it's not onely a far safer way, but you shall also save nineteen shillings in twenty, comparing it with the extravagant rates of many apothecaries / By Gideon Harvey, M.D. Physician in Ordinary to his Majesty.

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The family-physician, and the house-apothecary : Containing I. Medicines against all such diseases people usually advise with apothecaries to be cured of : II. Instructions, whereby to prepare at your own houses all kinds of necessary medicines that are prepared by apothecaries, or prescribed by physicians : III. The exact prices of all drugs, herbs, seeds, simple and compound medicines, as they are sold at the druggists, or may be sold by the apothecaries : IV. That it's plainly made to appear, that in preparing medicines thus at your own houses, that it's not onely a far safer way, but you shall also save nineteen shillings in twenty, comparing it with the extravagant rates of many apothecaries / By Gideon Harvey, M.D. Physician in Ordinary to his Majesty.

Author/Creator:
Harvey, Gideon, 1640?-1700?
Other title:
Family physician, and the house apothecary
Edition:
The second edition, revised by the author.
Publication:
[London] : Printed for M. R[ookes]. and are to be sold by the booksellers of London, 1678.
Format/Description:
Book
[24], 120, 119-165 [1] p. ; 15 cm. (12mo)
Subjects:
Oral medication -- Early works to 1800.
Pharmacy -- Early works to 1800.
Place of Publication:
England London.
Notes:
Leaf G4 and quire H in two settings: A) last line of G4r begins "pound" and signature 'H' of H2 is under the 'n' of "an"; B) last line of G4r begins "Sarcocolla," and signature 'H' of H2 is under the 'O' of "Ounce"
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Fund.
Smith copy in setting B.
Chronology:
1678
Provenance:
Palmer, thomas (of Eton) (autograph, 1689)
Sharp, william C. (autograph, 1859)
Cited in:
Wing H1065
ESTC R013943
Contributor:
Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Fund.
Web link:
The Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Fund Home Page
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