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  • 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…

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    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.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43364
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  • WORK FOR CHIMNY-SWEEPERS or a warning for tobacconists. With an introduction by S.H. Atkins. 1601

    London: Oxford University Press for the Shakespeare Association, 1936. Octavo, cream card covers. Facsimile reprint. Spine lightly darkened, ink owner name at front, else fine. Shakespeare Association Facsimiles, No. 11. Anti-tobacco tract. "Better be chokt with English hemp, / then poisoned with Indian Tobacco." Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 46028
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  • GAHAGAN, Alvine Cyr (Margaret Mitchell])
    YES FATHER. Pioneer Nursing in Alberta.

    Edition: First edition

    Manchester, NH: Hammer Publications, 1979. Dark blue pictorial cloth stamped in gilt without dust jacket (presumably as issued). vi, 186 pp. Photos throughout. Fine copy. Signed by the author, and with her small name label to front pastedown. Reprints a short 17 Feb., 1941, letter from Gone with the Wind author Margaret Mitchell (she thanks the author for her kind words and encourages her in her book project). Author's experiences as an Alberta nurse in the first half of the 20th century.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 17557
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