THE ZAMORANO PRESS AND THE BOTICA, CALIFORNIA'S FIRST MEDICAL BOOK. Robert J. Moes.

THE ZAMORANO PRESS AND THE BOTICA, CALIFORNIA'S FIRST MEDICAL BOOK.

  • Los Angeles: The Zamorano Club, 1988.
  • small 4to.
  • dark brown cloth spine with lighter woven cloth-covered boards on which is printed a reproduction of the Ramage Press
  • 23, (3) pages.

Price: $17.50  other currencies

Order Nr. 62379

Limited to 300 copies. A history of the first medical book printed in California, the Botica General De Los Remedios Esperimentados. This book was printed by California's first printer, Agustín Vicente Zamorano on a Ramage wooden press imported from Boston in 1834. With a woodcut showing a Ramage Press, a facsimile of Zamorano's signature and printing and design by Richard J. Hoffman. With a facsimile of the pamphlet reproduced from one of two known copies loosely inserted in a pocket in the front.