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'The Book Of Gin' Distills A Spirited History

From medieval medicine to 18th century English "crack," gin has come a long way. But according to Richard Barnett, author of The Book of Gin, now is "the best time in the last 500 years to be drinking" it.

Incredible Antique Medical, Anatomy Book

"you can do nothing to bring the dead to life but you can do much to save the living from death" Incredible Antique Medical, Anatomy Book.

25 Health Products You'll Be Glad You Don't See Today

This dandruff cure from 1903. Yes, that is coke as in cocaine. | 25 Health Products You'll Be Glad You Don't See Today

Martini that won the 1951 martini competition - a gin palace classic

Coca-Cola syrup container from 1906, it was a few years after cocaine was removed from the formula, which was around 1903.

Original Antique QUACK MEDICINE bottle BELZORA Cold & Grip Tablets Minneapolis, w/label, contents, corked, in box. 100 plus years old

Original Antique QUACK MEDICINE bottle BELZORA Cold & Grip Tablets Minneapolis, w/label, contents, corked, in box. 100 plus years old.