Hong Kong Apothecary; A Vistual History of Chinese Medicine Packaging

By: Simon Go

Price: $44.95

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Book Condition: Near Fine


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This book transports us to the exotic world of Chinese Medicine - a world of saan (powders), yun (pills), gou (plasters), dann (pellets), etc for every known ailment. These forms had a direct influence on the materials, typefaces, patterns, and compositions used in packaging. It documents contemporary changes in the packaging of Chinese patent medicines and stores since the mid-19th.

Title: Hong Kong Apothecary; A Vistual History of Chinese Medicine Packaging

Author: Simon Go

Categories: Health/Medicine, Asia,

Publisher: MCCM Creations: 2001

ISBN Number: 9628681621

ISBN Number 13: 9789628681624

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 118299

Description: Nearly new copy with very light scuffing to covers, tiny bump at top of spine, tiny bump at top corner front cover. Interior perfect. 199 pages, all color, visually very rich.