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Published by Brummell P .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Facsimile of 1712 ed.

Statementby Monsieur Pomet, with additions by Messrs. Lemery and Tournefort.
The Physical Object
Pagination419p.
Number of Pages419
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13695234M

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A compleat history of druggs by Pierre Pomet, , printed for J. and J. Bonwicke, R. Wilkin, S. Birt, T. Ward and E. Wicksteed edition, in English - The third : OCLC Number: Notes: 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. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. A COMPLEAT HISTORY OF DRUGGS, includes a vast range of substances regarded as drugs or medicines by contemporaries. Many of these are plants of economic value, including the spices of south east Asia, the new plantation crops of the new world and the beverages, tea, coffee and chocolate. If you liked the book you've just seen, you might.

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