Rare Books - King's American Dispensatory, Vols. I & II
Once upon a time, American Medicine as practiced in the 1800's was predominately driven by the use of plant medicines. These old Materia Medica's and Dispensatory type books are laden with a wealth of history and knowledgeable plant medicine usage. Those of us who take herbal medicine seriously like to go back to the source, when doctor's and pharmacists used plant medicine daily. These type of books are really indispensable, especially if you want to be an effective herbalist.
King's American Dispensatory, Vols. I & II
Book Description: 2 Volumes, 1983/1997, first published 1854; 18th ed, 3rd Revision, 4th printing; Maroon cloth w/gilt lettering on spine, large thick 8vo., pagination Vol.I: x,904,xxxvii(index), Vol.II: viii,905-2172,lvii; Like new condition.
This is truly one of the "Holy Grails" of early Eclectic Herbal Medicine! This two volume set will serve you for the rest of your life!