FRASER, Sir Thomas R.

Strophanthus Hispidus: its natural history, chemistry, and pharmacology. From the Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Vol.XXXV, Part IV., 1890, and Vol.XXXVI, Part II., 1891.

Edinburgh: Neill and Company, .1891

4to, 2 leaves, pp. 3–190, 23 lithographed plates and graphs (some folding). Library stamp on prelims and a few other pages. Blue cloth, upper joint cracked and spine torn at head, a few other small tears.

OFFPRINT. G&M 1885, the introduction of Strophanthus hispidus. “His pharmacological researches were of the first importance. His investigations of the actions of physostigma and of strophanthus were largely instrumental introducing these two important remedies into medical practice” (DNB).


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