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Hong Kong Apothecary: A Visual History of Chinese Medicine Packaging

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Hong Kong Apothecary transports us to the exotic world of Eastern medicine, a world of oils, powders, pills, and cures for every known ailment from impotency to opium addiction. As peculiar as pink pills for pale people are the packages containing these medicaments. Author Simon Go has combed manufacturers, shops, and home medicine cabinets for years collecting the most co ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published July 1st 2003 by Princeton Architectural Press
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