Food and Its Adulterations: Comprising the Reports of the Analytical Sanitary Commission of "The Lancet" for the Years 1851 to 1854 Inclusive, Revised and Extended: Being Records of the Results of Some Thousands of Original Microscopical and Chemical Analyses of the Solids and Fluids Consumed by All Classes of the Public ...

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Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1855 - 659
 

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