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Popular Medicines: An Illustrated History


The aim of this book is to provide a history of c20 popular branded medicines. Some will be familiar household names from the twentieth century, some are still on sale in some form today, and some data back to the earliest proprietary medicines in the eighteenth century.Each pictorial history will include biographical details of the inventor, the origins of the medicine and its subsequent history, and details of the medicine's formula and intended purpose. Each entry will be highly illustrated including colourful historical adverts, portraits, photographs and images of the medicines themselves.Aimed at pharmacy and social historians, medical libraries, archives and museums, practising pharmacists and the general public, this will be a fascinating and colourful history of well-known medicines.

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