The Book Shed

Member of The Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association
& The Anthony Powell Society

3225 Lake Road Benson, VT 05743
e-mail: mail@thebookshed.com
Joseph Trenn Tel: 802-345-3081 or 802-537-2010 - Fax: 802-537-2010
Hours by Appointment

home | vermont bookstore tour | advanced search | about us | media | Links

A Practical Treatise on Materia Medica and Therapeutics

Author: Roberts Bartholow
ISBN #: B00C5WWW98
Price: $45.00
Publisher: D. Appleton and Company
Publisher Location: New York
Book Condition: Fair
Edition: Seventh Edition
Pub Date: 1889
The seventh edition, revised and enlarged. Covers are considerably edgeworn, front cover barely hanging on, four inches of nibbling to the rear edge, area of loss at the bottom of spine, leather label chipped, worn, recipe on the front endpaper, previous owner's stamp to second blank page, else clean and unmarked. A respectable binding copy. Previous owner was an 1892 graduate of the Albany Medical College. Recipe on the front endpaper is "To make old horses young or to put life into them." Materia medica is a Latin term for the body of collected knowledge about the therapeutic properties of any substance used for healing. Today this is called pharmacology. Bartholow produced this work while a professor of Materia Medica at the Medical College of Ohio in Cincinnati. In 1879 following publication of Materia Medica and Therapeutics, Bartholow accepted a professorship at the prestigious Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. Books and other items ship promptly with a tracking number and (generally over $15.00) jacket protectors if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!