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Collection Fort Nisqually Permanent Collection
Object ID Number 1998.02.06
Object Name Book
Description Book owned by Dr. William Fraser Tolmie during his time at Fort Nisqually: "A Dispensatory, Commentary of the Pharmacopoeias of Great Britain" by Dr. Robert Christison. Brown cover, some water rings evident on front cover, top of spine is pulling away. Worn gold embossed lettering on the spine reads "Dr. Christison's Dispensatory, Price 18s". Published by Longman, Brown, Green and Longman's in London in 1842, the book is 978 pages long including index. Measures 9 1/4 inches tall, 6 1/4 inches long, and 2 3/8 inches wide. The title page was signed and dated by Tolmie, 1842.
Date 1842
People Tolmie, William Fraser
Search Terms 19th century medicine
Medical text
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