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Rare first and only edition of the Mons pharmacopoeia

[MONS - PHARMACOPOEIA].
Codex medicamentarius amplissimi senatus Montensis auctoritate munitus.
Including: Index medicamentorum alphabeticus cum pretio seu taxa eorundem.
Mons, Henri Bottin, 1755. 4to. Contemporary calf, richly gold-tooled spine.
€ 1,750
Rare first and only edition of the pharmacopoeia of Mons. Notwithstanding the fact that the pharmacopoeia of Vienna had been the official pharmacopoeia of the then Austrian-Netherlands, the city of Mons published its own pharmacopoeia in 1755, making it the last city in the Low Countries to create a new pharmacopoeia.
With the owner's inscription of L. Brabant on the title-page. Binding worn at the extremities; spine damaged at the head and foot. Several sheets of later paper pasted on the fly-leaves; first quire mounted on stubs; some soiling throughout, notably in the taxa and spots on pp. 196-197; nonetheless a good copy.
Anet (1 copy); Daems & Vandewiele, pp. 65-66 (3 copies); Wellcome IV, p. 368; WorldCat (2 copies); not in Blake.
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