A Research on the Eucalypts especially in regard to their Essential Oils [Presentation copy to F.H. Faulding Co., autograph letter signed by both authors, dated 3 November 1902]

Sydney: Government of the State of New South Wales/William Applegate Gullick, Government Printer, 1902. 1st ed., 4to, pp.xi, 295, incl Index, corrigenda slip, b&w fronts., tinted & b&w plates, ornate gilt flora eps., professionally rebacked in contemporary half-leather, cnrs bumped, new bds., autograph letter signed to Messrs Faulding & Co (Adelaide, S.A.) dated 3 November 1902 ". . . we hope it will prove a useful work of reference in your laboratory to your chemist engaged in similar work on these valuable trees . . .", the letter signed by both authors (Rich. T. Baker and Henry G Smith), very good condition

The book was presented to F.H. Faulding & Co in 1902, an Australian pharmaceutical company founded in Adelaide, South Australia in 1845, the first to utilise the medicinal and antiseptic properties of eucalyptus oil. At the 1887 South Australian Jubilee Exhibition, Faulding displayed its eucalyptus oil for the first time. Item #95492

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