LIMEYS: The Conquest of Scurvy

By: Harvie, David I.

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viii, + 323pp., unpaginated b/white halftone plate section. Book clean and square. Spine firm, small blind indentation there-on. Illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped. Textblock unmarked. In the centuries up to the 1800s millions of mariners died from scurvy. A Scottish naval surgeon, James Lind, believed he had identified the cause, and the cure - citrus juice . . . It was to be many decades later before his observations were proved correct. This is the story . . . Contents include: Prelims., Acks., Introduction, 14 chapters, Epilogue, Notes and Refs., Biblography, Index. Book weight approx. 255g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.

Title: LIMEYS: The Conquest of Scurvy

Author Name: Harvie, David I.

Categories: Medicine and Health, Science & Technology,

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Great Britain, Sutton Publishing: 2005

ISBN Number: 0750939931

ISBN Number 13: 9780750939935

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good +

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 013084

Keywords: History, Science, Medical Science, Scurvy, Human Medical Conditions, Lind, Dr. James (1716-1794), Harvie, David I.