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Drey, Rudolf E.A.
Apothecary Jars. Pharmaceutical Pottery and Porcelain in Europe and the East, 1150-1850, with a Glossary of Terms used in Apothecary Jar Inscriptions.

London Faber and Faber: 1978.

This scholarly study includes chapters on Italy, England, France, the Low Countries, Spain & Portugal, Germany & Austria, Switzerland, Denmark & Sweden, and China. The supplemental section on inscriptions also explains what each remedy was used for, which is an interesting study in itself.

Hardcover. 6.5"x10", 249 pages, 8 color plates and 96 b/w illustrations, dj jacket with a short tear along the front bottom edge jacket spine sunned, a little soil, else a v ery nice copy indeed.

Inventory #: 30973
Price: $ 350.00      

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