Yearbook of Pharmacy: Comprising Abstracts of Papers Relating to Pharmacy, Materia Medica and Chemistry Contributed to British and Foreign Journal...with the Transactions of the British Pharmaceutical Conference

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John Churchill & Sons, 1882 - British Pharmaceutical Conference
Includes the transactions of the British Pharmaceutical Conference at its 7th-64th annual meetings.

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