ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS
London: E. Griffin for J. Marriott, 1618.
The first London pharmacopeia, issued by the (Royal) College of Physicians. The first edition was published on May 7, but contained many typographical errors; a corrected edition appeared on December 7, 1618. In the first issue the name of the publisher was printed “Marriot”. Facsimile reprint of both versions, with introduction by G. Urdang, Madison, 1944.
Subjects: PHARMACOLOGY › Pharmacopeias
The nomenclature of diseases drawn up by a joint committee appointed by the Royal College of Physicians of London. (Subject to decennial revision).London: Printed for the Royal College of Physicans, 1869.
"The first authoritative source of disease terminology, with the names in English, Latin, French, German and Italian. Standardization of disease terminology was necessary for accurate recording and study of mortality, etc. The Committee was greatly aided by William Farr. Joseph Dalton Hooker revised the botanical names. Digital facsimile from wellcomecollection.org at this link.
Subjects: DEATH & DYING › Mortality Statistics, Nosology