The Mysteries of Opium Reveald

Dr John Jones

Printed for Richard Smith 1701

I. Gives an account of the name, make, choice, effects &c of opium. II. Proves all former opinions of its operations to be meer Chimera’s. III. Demonstrates what its true cause is, by which he easily, and mechanically explains all, even its most mysterious, effects. IV. Shews its noxious principle, and how to separate it, thereby rendering it a safe and noble panacea; whereof V He shews the palliative and curative use.

Rebound by Diane Beedle bookbinders in a beautiful half leather with vellum tips and marbled paper covered boards. Black label band with gilt titles to the spine. Top edge red. Housed in a custom made black buckram clamshell box with label band and gilt titles to the spine. New endpapers and prelims. Previous owners hand written page of notes tipped in to the rear. Professional paper restoration to a handful of pages, some browning to the bottom edge otherwise contents clean. Complete with folding table of doses of the best and safest opiates in very good condition. A scarce volume. 371pp.

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