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The Farriers Dispensatory By W.Gibson

The Farrier's Dispensatory. In three parts. Containing  1. A description of the medicinal samples, commonly made use of in the diseases of horses, with their virtues and manner of operation, distributed into proper classes.  2.  The preparations of simples, vegetable, animal, and mineral; with an explanation of the most usual terms, both in the Chymical and Galenical Pharmacy.  3. A number of useful compositions and receipts suited to the cure of all diseases never before published; as also thoseof greatest account from Solleysell, Ruini, Blundevill, and other most celebrated authors, digested under their proper heads of  powders, balls, drinks, ointments, charges etc....

To which is also added, a compleat index of all the medicines contained in the book, whether simple of compound to the remediesproper in each malady.   W.Gibson


Leather bound. Printed c. 1720. Corners rubbed and scuffed. Five raised bands to spine. Red label to spine with hand written title. Spine has lost a little leatherto bottom.  Marks to boards- this has been a well used and well loved copy . The name Thomas Willis to FFEP and the name Robert Hayes dated 1819. Staining to bottom of first 20 odd pages. Binding tight. Annotation to text on a couple of pages in beautiful hand writing. Rear paste down missing. 

The Farriers Dispensatory By W.Gibson

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