COCA AND ITS THERAPEUTIC APPLICATION: MARIANI, Angelo COCA AND ITS THERAPEUTIC APPLICATION: MARIANI, Angelo COCA AND ITS THERAPEUTIC APPLICATION: MARIANI, Angelo COCA AND ITS THERAPEUTIC APPLICATION: MARIANI, Angelo

COCA AND ITS THERAPEUTIC APPLICATION

MARIANI, Angelo

Publication Date: 1890
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MARIANI, Angelo. COCA AND ITS THERAPEUTIC APPLICATION. New York: J. N. Jaros, 1890. First American edition. Inscribed "with compliments of the Author" on the first flyleaf. One double-page color lithograph of a coca plant, plus other black & white illustrations. Octavo. 78 pp. Publisher's brown cloth binding, gilt title, a.e.g. Ex library, with all of the usual marks. Binding is faded on spine, with wear at either end, and the cloth surface on sides is abraded. A concise study of the botanical character and culture of coca; its history, properties and uses; physiological researches about coca, with a special chapter on cocaine; and therapeutic applications of coca. Written by Angelo Mariani, a French chemist, who created Vin Mariani, a tonic and patent medicine made from Bordeaux wine treated with coca leaves. The last ten pages is a list of physicians, printed in four columns, who formally endorsed Vin Mariani as valuable and reliable. Bookseller Inventory # 86911

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Title: COCA AND ITS THERAPEUTIC APPLICATION

Publication Date: 1890

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