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Title: Dissertatio de cortice Geoffraeae Surinamensis.
Description: Leiden, A. & J. Honkoop, 1788. Small 4to. W. 1 engr. fold. plate [Unsigned] at the end. 1970ties full lightcoloured paper brds., lettered in black on spine. [n6, A-N4, O1]. (XII, 106 pp.). (Thesis). A very good copy. DMB c. 199 - 200: 'Nicolaas de Bondt, [1765 - 1799], ... he graduated MD on 25 April 1788 with a thesis 'De Cortice Geoffraeae Surinamensis'... On October 1793 de Bondt was appointed professor of Botany at the Amsterdam Athenaeum... [buried] in the graveyard at Diemen': NNBW vol. X, pp. 89 - 90: Van der Aa, vol. I, B p. 526: BMN vol. I, p. 507 (thesis) & p. 367 (dutch translation by Bake, 1790): Ferchl 56: Pritzel 973: Waring I, 229: 'An excellent memoir. Treats (1) the botany (2) the chemistry and physical characters, and (3) the medical properties of this bark....'

Keywords: surinamica Illustrated pharmacy pharmacology Surinamica illustrated books engravings dissertation

Price: EUR 360.00 = appr. US$ 391.26 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 4104