The Microscopical Examination Of Food And Drugs.




J. and A. Churchill 7 Great Marlborough Street.






A practical introduction to the methods adopted in the microscopical examination of foods and drugs, in the entire, crushed and powdered states. by henry george greenish, f.i.c., f.l.s. with 209 illustrations. second edition.

Item Description

Large 8vo. 6.5 x 9.5 inches. xx + 386 pp. + 22 + [1] pp. publisher's catalogue, 1914. Bound in original maroon cloth, gilt. Extremities a little worn and occasional foxing, largely confined to preliminaries and edges, which are slightly darkened; otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated by 209 text figures. Decorated by publisher's device on title page. Enlarged second edition of this guide to the practical analysis of food and drugs by microscopy. The sections are organised by products, including starch, fibres, woods, stems, leaves, flowers, barks, seeds, fruits, roots, adulterants, etc. Henry George Greenish (1855-1933) was Professor of Pharmaceutics to the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, Director of the Pharmacy Research Laboratory and author of A Text-Book of Materia Medica (1909). The first edition of this standard work was published in 1903.

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