Octavo. XXV, , 563, XII, -1155, pp. Original pictorial wrappers over tan cloth with gold lettering on spines. Illustrated title pages. This work describes the development of the healing art from prehistoric times to the middle of the 20th century, from the days of the Pithecantropus erectus of Java, who lived somewhere between five hundred thousand and one million years ago, down to the discovery of cortisone in the 20th century. This work is profusely illustrated with more than 400 photographic reproductions, many of which taken by the author himself. Moderate age wear on wrappers with spines and edges age-toned. Wraps in overall good+, binding and interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: A History of Medicine. 2-vol. set (Complete)
Publisher: Charles C. Thomas
Publication Date: 1954
Book Condition: vg
Edition: First edition.
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