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A history of the Society of Apothecaries

£55.00

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Stemming from the associations of spicers, pepperers and apothecaries of medieval London, the craft of Apothecaries was active in the City since 1328, and then the Society was officially founded in 1617, with a Hall at Black Friars. This history dawns on many sources, notably a substantial archive discovered at Apothecaries' Hall, providing lots of hitherto unpublshed documentation. 312 pages, Contents p. 5; List of Illustrations pp. 6-7; Index pp. 306-312. With 100 illustrations, b/w and colour photographs and plans. Inscription in black ink on the frontispiece. Bound in blue cloth on hard boards, with gilt lettering on the spine and a gilted coat of arms on the front cover. The endpapers have a reproduction of a charter of 1858. Dust cover. In very good condition, the dust cover is lightly rubbed.

Item details

Author(s):
Hunting, Penelope
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
6 1/2 " x 9 3/4"
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0950498742
ISBN-13:
9780950498744
Number of pages:
312
Publisher:
Society of Apothecaries
Title:
A history of the Society of Apothecaries

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Stemming from the associations of spicers, pepperers and apothecaries of medieval London, the craft of Apothecaries was active in the City since 1328, and then the Society was officially founded in 1617, with a Hall at Black Friars. This history dawns on many sources, notably a substantial archive discovered at Apothecaries' Hall, providing lots of hitherto unpublshed documentation. 312 pages, Contents p. 5; List of Illustrations pp. 6-7; Index pp. 306-312. With 100 illustrations, b/w and colour photographs and plans. Inscription in black ink on the frontispiece. Bound in blue cloth on hard boards, with gilt lettering on the spine and a gilted coat of arms on the front cover. The endpapers have a reproduction of a charter of 1858. Dust cover. In very good condition, the dust cover is lightly rubbed.

Author(s):
Hunting, Penelope
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
6 1/2 " x 9 3/4"
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0950498742
ISBN-13:
9780950498744
Number of pages:
312
Publisher:
Society of Apothecaries
Title:
A history of the Society of Apothecaries

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