WASTE-BASKET SURGERY by SEAGRAVE, Gordon S., 1897-1965

WASTE-BASKET SURGERY

Philadelphia: Judson Press, 1931. Second printing (first was in 1930). Octavo, red cloth. pp (14), 174, [4] + 8 plates. Ink ownership inscription at front; book has a musty odour (no damp stains, will dissipate in time), else fine. Light blue jacket has a few nicks and two short tears, VG+ otherwise. Dr. Seagrave's account of his experiences as a Baptist medical missionary in Namkham, Burma. "He practiced medicine and surgery on the China border of Burma for nearly 20 years. He joined the US Army Medical Corps in 1942, worked with Gen. Joseph Stilwell and served with the Chinese New 6th Army through the Burma Campaign in the China-Burma-India Theater. He helped Stillwell's walking retreat into India in 1941.[2] He walked back in to work in 1945. He served as chief medical officer for the Shan States of Burma with the British military government from 1945-46. - wikipedia. He also authored the best-selling BURMA SURGEON.

Condition: Binding: Hardcover

Book ID: 43364
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