A History of the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries of London; Volume I, 1617-1815.
by WALL, Cecil; H. Charles CAMERON [ed.]; Edgar Ashworth UNDERWOOD (1899-1980) [ed.].
London:: Oxford University Press for The Wellcome Historical Medical Museum, 1963., 1963. Series: Publications of the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum, New ser., 8. 8vo. xiv, 450,  pp. Frontis., 27 plates, index. Navy blue gilt-stamped cloth; fading with fraying front corners and spine. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR, "To Douglas McKie, with greetings and best wishes from Edgar Underwood, 25 July 1963". Very good. First edition. Abstracted and arranged form the manuscript notes of the late Cecil Wall, by the late Cameron and revised, annotated, and edited by Underwood. / Provenance: Douglas McKie (1896-1967) was a pre-eminent medical historian and chemist. He contributed an essay (Boyle's Experiment on the burning of gunpowder under water (1671) to a 1954 book edited by Underwood, Science, Medicine, and History. / Garrison and Morton 6550.
(Inventory #: MRM1656)
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