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What's New Christmas 1953 by Abbott Laboratories - Paperback - 1953 - from S. Howlett-West Books (member of ABAA & ILAB) and

What's New Christmas 1953

by Abbott Laboratories

Condition: Very Good

North Chicago, IL: Abbott Laboratories. Very Good. 1953. Paperback. Color Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with illustrated cardstock covers that have die-cut cut-outs on the front cover. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some bumping and rubbing. The spine of the book has noticeable rubbing, bumping and edge nicks and tears. The text pages are clean and bright. This issue includes a moveable illustration on page 9 which features illustrations from rare medical books. Other articles include: Christmas Under the Gaslights, The Life Span of Human Leukocytes, The History of Medicine Division of the Armed Forces Medical Library, Beneficial Effect of Isoniazid in Lupus Vulgaris, VIral Hepatitis as an Occupational Hazard, Plastic Sponge Implants in Surgery, and more. "Abbott's first international affiliate was in London in 1907, and the company later added an affiliate in Montreal, Canada . Abbott started operations in Pakistan as a marketing affiliate in 1948; the company has steadily expanded to comprise a work force of over 1500 employees. Currently two manufacturing facilities located at Landhi and Korangi in Karachi continue to produce pharmaceutical products. Expansion continued in 1962 when Abbott entered into a joint venture with Dainippon Pharmaceutical Co. , Ltd. , of Osaka, Japan, to manufacture radio-pharmaceuticals. In 1964, it merged with Ross Laboratories, making Ross a wholly owned subsidiary of Abbott, and Richard Ross gained a seat on Abbott's board of directors until his retirement in 1983. In 1965, Abbott's expansion in Europe continued with offices in Italy and France. Abbott Laboratories has been present in India for over 100 years through its subsidiary Abbott India Limited and it is currently India's largest healthcare products company. " (from Wikipedia) .
  • Bookseller: S. Howlett-West Books (member of ABAA & ILAB) US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: A38079
  • Title: What's New Christmas 1953
  • Author: Abbott Laboratories
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Abbott Laboratories
  • Place: North Chicago, IL
  • Date published: 1953
  • Keywords: Science, Abbott Laboratories, Advertising, Chemical Companies, Medical Laboratories, Science
  • Bookseller catalogs: Science;
  • Subjects: SCIENCE / General;


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