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An ingenious and fascinating catalog of postage stamps illustrating drugs, pharmacotherapeutic methods, and historical figures in pharmacology and pharmacy. Part I presents brief descriptive entries for drugs arranged by a classification modified from the American Hospital Formulary, including lists of pertinent stamps by Scott and Minkus numbers, a drug name index, and a checklist by countries. Part II is a listing of stamps illustrating persons, with brief biographical sketches. Parts III and IV discuss private die proprietary medicine stamps and drug advertising. Part VI is an extensive annotated bibliography. Generously illustrated with black-and-white halftones.
An important monograph for the philatelic
Drugs and Pharmacy on Stamps.. Ann Intern Med. 1967;67:230. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-67-1-230_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;67(1):230.
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