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Title: Pharmacopoea Gandavensis nobilissimi senatus jussu renovata. b.u.w. 2) ORDONNANTIE van Heer ende weth der stad Gend, op den taux der droguen en medicamenten, raekende de pharmacie van de apothecarissen...
Description: Gandavi, Typis J. Begyn, Breydelstege sub signo Angeli, 1786. - 1786 ['op d'Appel Brugge, n.d.']. 4to. Tog. 2 vols. in 1. W. woodcut vignet on title. Recent half clf., original spine laid down. Original green spine label. (X, 416, 417 - 466 (Index and approbation), I (errata), I (blank) pp.). (IV, 44, IV (A rare occurrance of the 'Taxa Laborum') pp.). (The printed title of the 'Ordonnantie' with a square cut out that probably contained one or more lines of text and a vignet. Cut just above the impressum.). (Inscr. in ink on t.p., some annotations; a few quires browned.). Daems & Vande Wiele, pp. 107 - 108: The last Ghent pharmacopoea and at the same time the last one published in the southernmost part of the Low Countries, presentday Belgium. Text in Latin, but the latin name followed by a Flemish translation. At the end of the Taxa we find the Taxa Laborum which is rarely found in pharmacopoeia. D&vdW reproduce this Taxa in full on p. 107. Our copy with the 'Ordonnantie' which is present in some copies.: Neu, 3195: Blake, 348: BMN vol. I, 382: Wellcome IV, 361: Van de Wiele, Geschiedenis van de pharmacie in Belgie, p. 305, 310, 315/16: On the Taxa Laborum, a first attempt to establish a fixed financial renumeration for certain pharmaceutical procedures. The woodcut on the title depicts the Arms of the City of Ghent and the letters S.P.G. (Senatus Populis Gandavensis).

Keywords: pharmacy pharmacology Gent

Price: EUR 816.00 = appr. US$ 886.87 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 3798