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The story of a great natural experiment in preventive medicine in the royal navy. foreword by sheldon dudley.
8vo. 5.75 x 9 inches. xxiii + [i] + 218 pp. Bound in original navy cloth, gilt. Some damage to lower board edges and side of lower spine and a little foxing of fly leaves and edges; otherwise a very good clean copy. Bookplate. Illustrated by 12 text figures, including frontispiece and map in outline colour. Decorated by publisher's device on title page. A history of naval medicine and health at sea, including scurvy and naval hospitals, by Surgeon-Commander Richard Sydney Allison (1899-1978). Chapter VII was based on a journal article by the author. A scarce title.
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