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The first and only edition of the Dutch translation (1795) of the last edition (1792) of the authoritative Amsterdam Pharmacopoeia

De nieuwe Amsterdamsche Apotheek. Uit het Latyn vertaald.
Amsterdam, Pieter Hendrik Dronsberg, 1795. 8vo. Contemporary half calf, black morroco spine label. [2], XVI, 180 pp.
€ 400
First and only edition of the Dutch translation of the Latin Pharmacopoea Amstelodamensis nova, the last edition of the Amsterdam Pharmacopoeia, corrected, emended and enlarged by the Amsterdam Collegium Medicum in 1792 (the first edition since 1726) and published by the same printer, Pieter Hendrik Dronsberg, printer to the city of Amsterdam. The Pharmacopoea Amstelodamensis first appeared in 1636 on the initiative of the well-known professor Nicolaes Tulp.
With a handwritten note on the first fly-leaf stating that the book was a gift of F.E. Willet, one of the Inspectors of the Collegium Medicum of Amsterdam, to J.M. Verhoeven. Good copy, with an interesting provenance. Daems & Vandewiele, pp. 46, 60; Bierman, 3608.
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