Medical Publishing in 19th Century America Lea of Philadelphia, William Wood Amd Company of New York City, and F.E. Boericke of Philadelphia by Franscesco Cordasco

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  • Medicine (Specific Aspects),
  • Medical publishing,
  • Business/Economics,
  • United States,
  • Medicine,
  • Bibliography,
  • Bibliography of Medicine,
  • 19th century,
  • History,
  • Lea Brothers & Company

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Number of Pages237
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Open LibraryOL8420170M
ISBN 100940198061
ISBN 109780940198067

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