A TREATISE ON THE EFFECTS AND VARIOUS PREPARATIONS OF LEAD, PARTICULARLY OF THE EXTRACT OF SATURN, FOR DIFFERENT CHIRURGICAL DISORDERS
by Goulard, Thomas
London: Printed for P. Elmsly, (successor to Mr. Vaillant) facing Southampton-Street, in the Strand, 1773. New Edition. Hardcover. 12mo., , 232 pages; VG; bound in contemporary brown calf, old rebacking with new spine, red label with gilt lettering; interior clean; with table of weights; shelved case 10. French title: Traité sur les effets des préparations de plomb.; Thomas Goulard (1697-1784) was a French surgeon famous for Goulard's extract, a solution of lead(II) acetate and lead(II) oxide which was formerly used as an astringent. Lead poisoning and the development of more effective astringents caused doctors to abandon its use. Synonymous or very closely related formulations were known as liquor plumbi subacetis dilutus, eau de Goulard, extract of Saturn, vinegar of Saturn, and liquid acetate of lead [wikipedia]; ESTC: T135674;. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.
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