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The torch

PENFIELD, Wilder

Published by Little, Brown and Company, Boston, Toronto, 1960
From B & L Rootenberg Rare Books, ABAA (Sherman Oaks, CA, U.S.A.)

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With 3 plates. Original green boards, gilt decoration to upper cover and spine. A fine copy in the original pictorial dust-jacket. From the library of Ralph Hermon Major, with his bookplate. First edition. A vivid historical novel, The Torch recreates the life of Hippocrates, his efforts to rid medicine of superstition and replace it with scientific proof, his life in the court in Macedonia, his treatment of the epilepsy of Penelope, and more. Bookseller Inventory # 11687

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Title: The torch

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company, Boston, Toronto

Publication Date: 1960

Edition: FIRST EDITION.

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