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Official pharmacopoeia of Baden, Germany

Pharmacopoea Badensis.
Heidelberg, Christian Friedrich Winter, 1841. Large 8vo (23.5 x 15.5 cm). With the wood engraved arms of Baden on title-page. Near contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine.
€ 1,250
First edition of the official pharmacopoeia of the Duchy of Baden, in southwest Germany, which replaced the till then used Preußischen Pharmakopöe. It contains a total of 822 medicines and recipes, of which 345 "Simplicia" (simple medicines) and 477 "Praeparata" (compound medicines). The book is entirely interleaved.
With bookseller's ticket on title-page. Slightly foxed throughout, primarily in the margins. Binding cracked at front hinge, otherwise a good copy.
R. Schmitz a.o., Geschichte der Parmazie (2005), pp. 577-578.
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