- 1892-1899, 1902, 1950 (Creation)
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90 ff. ; 330 x 210 mm. Printed ledger; full leather; blind tooling.
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D. Thomas, Chemists (Cardiff) Ltd; Cardiff; Donation; March 1950
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Prescription book, 1892-1899, of D. Thomas, Chemists (Cardiff) Ltd, which includes names of patients and dates alongside the formulae. The front cover bears the inscription 'Register of Members' (presumably of the Pharmaceutical Society). Inserted at the beginning of the volume is a typescript letter, dated 8 March 1950, from D. Thomas, Chemists of Cardiff to the National Library of Wales and inserted at the back of the volume (ff. 89-90 verso) is a typescript letter, dated 10 July 1902, from the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, with a printed copy of an extract from the London Gazette relating to new Society regulations passed, 5 June 1902, at Whitehall. Also included are medicinal and veterinary recipes inside the frontispiece and on f. i, together with rough memoranda on ff. 87 verso-88.
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Bookplate of Daniel Owen, Howell & Co, steam printing works, Cardiff inside front cover.
Preferred citation: NLW MS 16837D.
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- Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain -- Rules and practice (Subject)
- D. Thomas, Chemists (Cardiff) Ltd (Subject)
- National Library of Wales (Subject)
- Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain. (Subject)
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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH.
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Description compiled by Bethan Ifans;