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A History of Endocrinology

Medvei, V.C.

Published by Falcon House,UK: MTP Press Limited, 1982
Used Condition Very Good Hardcover
From Words for the Wise, FPBA (nevada city, CA, U.S.A.) Quantity Available: 1
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********Large 8vo in blue black boards with title in gilt on spine. illustrated blue/tan DJ. No printing specified. Very Good+ in a VG+ DJ/: Prev. owner's bookplate on front pastedown hidden behind DJ flap. Small 1/4" discolored spot also behind flap. DJ spine exhibits very minor sunning, but o/w no chips or tears Text itself clean, bright & unmarked. Preface; Chronology Tables; Name Index; Subject Index; 913pp. "Endocrinology as a discipline emerged in the 19th century, but knowledge and descriptions of many diseases and conditiions which we now know to be endocrine in origin have existed since the earliest times. This unique and comprehensive book traces the development of endocrinology from antiquity right up to present day, ranging from prehistoric evidence of endocrine conditions to the latest research on enkephalins and other hormones in the brain."(from dj blurb.) Includes separate section of biographies of important endocrinologists over the years & extensive chronocological tables.Some duotone illus. Book is written by an eminent endocrinologist with years of practice and research in the field, and is now considered to be a classic in the history of medicine/science. A very nice copy. #1107hbr. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1001833254


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Title: A History of Endocrinology

Publisher: Falcon House,UK: MTP Press Limited

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

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