JONES, John. THE MYSTERIES OF OPIUM REVEAL'D. London: Printed for Richard Smith, 1701. Second edition, a reissue of the first edition of 1700. Octavo. [viii], 371 pp., + folding "Table of the Doses of the Best and Safest Opiates" between pp. 292-293. The table has a 4" closed tear (no loss) near center. Lacks the final errata sheet. Rebound in a handsome Cambridge-style calf binding. Ex-library with stamps on title page and page 50, and ink ownership of E. B. Symes on title-page (likely the 19th century inventor Edward Bowles Symes). A few ink marks in margins early on in text, and pencil marks and notes in margins scattered throughout. Scarce. (Wellcome III, p. 363).
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