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  • CHININUM: Scriptiones Collectae Anno MCMXXIV Editae

    Edition: First edition.

    Amsterdam: Bureau for Increasing the Use of Quinine, 1925. Original orange and black cloth. pp xii, (263) + 12 plates + folding map at rear. Map, facsimile holograph and illus. in text. Spine lightly sunned, small soil spots to front cover, bookplate inside front cover; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy. Papers on the uses of quinine. Topics covered included malaria, pneumonia, heart disease, surgery, gynecology & obstetrics, dermatology & venerial diseases, odontology, and more. Text is in English

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 28170
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  • FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF AFRICANISTS, 11th-18th December, 1962

    Accra, Ghana: University of Ghana, 1962. A collection of 15 papers from this congress bound together in plain black cloth, top edges yellow. Reproduced from typescript, printed on rectos only, all have title pages extra to the pagination and many also have the original illustrated front cover. Includes: Sculptors and Sculptures of the Dan by Dr. Hans Hemmelheber (Doc. 16, 9 pp); The Graphic Artists of Poto-Poto by Rolf Italiaander (Doc. 19, 7 pp); Prehistorie, Protohistorie et Histoire Tchadiennes by Jean-Paul Lebeuf (Doc. 22, 13 pp); African Studies: Priorities in Botanical Teaching and Research by C.S. Puri (Doc. 23, 24 pp); Misoneism and Innovation in Ethiopian History by Richard Parkhurst (Doc. 24, 20 pp); A Scheme for Writing a…

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    Accra, Ghana: University of Ghana, 1962. A collection of 15 papers from this congress bound together in plain black cloth, top edges yellow. Reproduced from typescript, printed on rectos only, all have title pages extra to the pagination and many also have the original illustrated front cover. Includes: Sculptors and Sculptures of the Dan by Dr. Hans Hemmelheber (Doc. 16, 9 pp); The Graphic Artists of Poto-Poto by Rolf Italiaander (Doc. 19, 7 pp); Prehistorie, Protohistorie et Histoire Tchadiennes by Jean-Paul Lebeuf (Doc. 22, 13 pp); African Studies: Priorities in Botanical Teaching and Research by C.S. Puri (Doc. 23, 24 pp); Misoneism and Innovation in Ethiopian History by Richard Parkhurst (Doc. 24, 20 pp); A Scheme for Writing a Cultural History of Sudan by Jamel M. Ahmed (Doc. 29, 30 pp); The Role of Local Communities Among the Sedentary Population of the Northern Sudan by Ladislav Holy (Doc. 30, 9 pp); Current Problems in the Education of an African Scientist - and the Role Such a Scientist Could Play in the Economic and Social Development of Africa by W.C. Otieno (Doc.33, 10 pp); Social Research and Problems of African Economic and Social Development by Absolom L. Vilakazi (Doc. 35, 6 pp); Unity and Diversity in African Music: A Problem of Synthesis by J.H. Kwabena Nketia (Doc. 36, 13 pp); An Outline of the Religion and Cult Organization of the Oyo Yoruba by P. Morton-Williams (Doc. 37, 9 pp); Note on the Socio-Economic and Cultural Role of Sufi Brotherhoods and Marabutism in the Modern Mahgrib by P. Slimar (Doc. 38, 17 pp); The Project of Fontes Africae Historiae (Preliminary Report) by Ivan Hrbek (Doc. 39, 5 pp); Malaria, Population Growth and Economic Growth in Africa by J.C. Edozeem (Doc. 42, 6 pp); and Address of Welcome to the First International Congress of Africanists by K. Onwuka Dike, who was the Chairman (Doc. 43, 3 pp). Covers are bowed; soft creases to Doc. 35; pencil underlining to Doc. 39 (this book was purchased in Prague and it may have been Mr. Hrbek's copy - he was with the Oriental Institute in Prague); short cracks to inner hinges; otherwise a VG clean, tight and unworn copy of a very scarce item.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 25857
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  • THE CONQUEST OF MALARIA by JARAMILLO-ARANGO, Jaime, Dr.
    JARAMILLO-ARANGO, Jaime, Dr.
    THE CONQUEST OF MALARIA

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Heinemann Medical Books, 1950. Green boards. pp xiv, 125 + plates; indexed. Very nearly fine, no owner names. Pale green dust jacket sunned to white on exterior; sticker scar on front panel, tiny chips to tips of lightly tanned spine, VG otherwise, flap price intact. Garrison-Morton 5264.2.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 25994
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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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