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Medicine A Magnificently Illustrated History

Medicine A Magnificently Illustrated History

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This visually extraordinary book presents the history of medicine as it has never been seen before... perfect for readers aged 9+ who already aspire to follow in the footsteps of Mildred the Apothecary.

From potions and ointments to modern day bionics, the journey through medicine has been one full of experiments, trials and breakthroughs. Humankind's battle to stay alive has been horrifying, bizarre and exhilarating, and there is still a long way to go.

Uniquely presented through a series of posters, comic-strip retellings, timelines, newspaper articles and much more, this strikingly illustrated book charts the history of medicine in engaging and unusual ways - guaranteed to keep children gripped.

With expert text written by pharmacy historian, Briony Hudson and stunning graphic artwork by Nick Taylor.

Read our review of this magnificent book.

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