Opium and the Opium-appetite: With Notices of Alcoholic Beverages, Cannabis Indica, Tobacco and Coca, and Tea and Coffee, in Their Hygienic Aspects and Pathologic Relationships

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J.B. Lippincott, 1871 - Opium - 399 pages
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