Physical and technical pharmacy. Edited by H. M. Burlage, C. O. Lee, And L. W. Rising. The Blakiston Div., McGraw‐Hill Book Co., Inc., 330 West 42nd St., New York 36, N. Y., 1963. ix + 740 pp. 15 × 23 cm. Price $16

Physical and technical pharmacy. Edited by H. M. Burlage, C. O. Lee, And L. W. Rising. The Blakiston Div., McGraw‐Hill Book Co., Inc., 330 West 42nd St., New York 36, N. Y., 1963. ix + 740 pp. 15 × 23 cm. Price $16

Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 230 which included outstanding scientists such as Sir Julian Huxley, J. B. S. Haldane, and Carleton Coon. The con...

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media, diagnostic materials and methods, and special fungi stains. A brief glossary is also included.

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