In pictorial laminated stiff card wrappers. Some wear to extremities and a little spotting of fore edge; otherwise a very good copy.
The Scientific Book Guild. Beaverbrook Newspapers Limited.,
His life and times: his discoveries: his methods. foreword by sir zachary cope.
8vo. 6.25 x 9.25 inches. 271 pp.
Illustrated by 18 plates, including portrait frontispiece, by 14 text figures, including maps, facsimiles and diagrams and by vignette.
Reprint of a life of Harvey, with chapters on his connections with Folkestone and Canterbury. The author of this biography, Dr Louis Chauvois (1881-1972), was a distinguished French physician and medical historian. Hence it includes a scholarly approach in surveying Harvey's medical works. A French edition was simultaneously published with the first English one of 1957.
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