This work has long been indispensable to the practical pharmacist, as well as the student of pharmacy, and is a valuable reference book for the physician. This new edition, the fifth, has been rendered necessary, not alone by the progress of science, but also by the late revision of the U. S. Pharmacopœia. All the new preparations of the Pharmacopœia have been embodied in the work, together with all essential tests, and the improved system of weights and measures. The syllabi, which have proved such a valuable features of previous editions, and upon which Prof. Maisch bestowed so much care, are retained in this edition.
The first five chapters of this treatise are devoted to subjects introducing to a study of pharmaceutical processes proper. The first two chapters appropriately treat of the proper arrangement of a dispensing store and laboratory. The chapters devoted to pharmaceutical chemistry and Galenical pharmacy embrace