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  • MANSON-BAHR, Philip H. and A. Alcock
    THE LIFE AND WORK OF SIR PATRICK MANSON

    Edition: First US issue

    New York: William Wood. Octavo, green cloth. pp [2], (xii), (274), [2] pp + 12 plates. 1927 ink owner name at front, else a VG+ clean, tight and unworn copy. Sir Patrick Manson (1844-1922), a Scottish physician, is known as the father of tropical medicine. He was the one who proposed the link between mosquitos and malaria. He practiced in Hong Kong for many years, where he founded the Hong Kong College of Medicine for Chinese, which later became the University of Hong Kong.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 40552
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  • THE NEW FAR WEST AND THE OLD FAR EAST: Being notes on a tour in North America, Japan, China, Ceylon, etc by BARNEBY, W. Henry
    BARNEBY, W. Henry
    THE NEW FAR WEST AND THE OLD FAR EAST: Being notes on a tour in North America, Japan, China, Ceylon, etc

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Edward Stanford, 1889. Octavo, green pictorial cloth gilt, black endpapers. pp (xii), 316, (4, ads) + frontispiece with tissue guard + 7 other plates + 3 colour folding maps. Book a bit leaned, some foxing early and late, yellowing and foxing to the page edges, else a fine, bright copy, no owner names, inner hinges not cracked. The first 11 chapters deal with his journey from Toronto to Vancouver Island.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 36645
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