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A Short History of Medicine - Charles Singer; E. Ashworth Underwood;

Oxford Clarendon Press, 1962, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good - in Good DJ. Edges of DJ a little edgeworn with several small nicks and chips notably at head of spine, a little faded. Top edges of text block dulled. Mark to foredge of text block.

This edition, the Second Edition, is virtually a new book. Among the sections which are new or entirely re-written are those dealing with medicine as practised by the ancient Egyptians and Syrians, certain aspects of medieval medicine, the rise of physiology, tropical medicine, insanity, metabolism, the vitamins, dentistry, drugs, and the statistical and arithmetical aspects of medicine. The illustrations have been completely revised, and the work now includes half-tone plates.
Size: 8¾" x 5¾"
Number of Pages: 854

£25.00 (Now Sold)