With ink signature of "James Stevens Simmons Brig Gen USA Rtd Boston 1949." Simmons was a Brigadier General and chief of Preventive Medicine in the Office of the Surgeon General during WWII. He worked after he left the military to expand the field of public health. Inserted is a reporting from the Army Medical Bulletin with the President's order to establish the United States of America Typhus Commission on Dec. 24, 1942. Simmons was a Colonel at the time and his memorandum is included in this insert. Contains Garrison-Morton 5398.3: Yeomans, A., et. al.," The Therapeutic effect of paraminobenzoic acid in louse bourne typhus fever." Excellent condition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: United States of America Typhus Commission: ...
Publisher: War Department
Publication Date: 1943
Binding: Blue Gilt Lettered Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Book Description Hardcover Jan 01, 1947. Condition: Used: Good. [Rare Title] Washington, DC: War Department, n.d. (1947?) Hardcover, issued without dust jacket. A collection of 70 original Typhus related reprints from various medical journals by various authors, assembled by this short-lived commission. Unpaginated as a collection (approx. 500 pages) in different sizes and on different stock paper. Some illustrations (a few in color). With title page, index of authors and index of reprints. Reprints stamp-numbered, 1-70. In institutional buckram with gilt titles on spine. Tape remains on front, ownership name front paste-down, oversize pages a bit worn, but overall good condition. NOT EX-LIBRARY. Seller Inventory # FD-QTMU-FT1O