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Hong Kong Apothecary : A Visual History of Chinese Medicine Packaging
by Simon Go




Overview -
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.

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Overview

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.

 

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789628681624
  • ISBN-10: 9628681621
  • Publisher: MCCM Creations
  • Publish Date: December 2008
  • Page Count: 199
  • Dimensions: 9.7 x 9.1 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.23 pounds


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