Book description:Genre: Art
1st ed. of "Hong Kong Apothecary: A Visual History of Chinese Medicine Packaging".
ISBN 13: 9781568983905
Number of pages: 523
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