Hong Kong Apothecary: A Visual History of Chinese Medicine Packaging
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.
- Paperback: 200 pages
- Publisher: MCCM Creations; Second edition (December 1, 2008)
- Language: English
- Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 0.8 x 10 inches