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Author Name:    GRENFELL, Wilfred Thomason

Title:   Labrador Doctor : The Autobiography of Wilfred Thomason Grenfell, M.D.(Oxon.), C.M.G. With Illustrations. US ed. 01st pr. nearly broken hinge.

Publisher:    Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston and New York, 1919, 

Seller ID:   75168

GRENFELL, Wilfred Thomason. A Labrador Doctor : The Autobiography of Wilfred Thomason Grenfell, M.D.(Oxon.), C.M.G. With Illustrations. First Edition.Boston and New York : Houghton Mifflin Company, (1919). Pp (12),[1]-441,(3 ), portrait frontispiece + 23 pp.plates. 8vo, green cloth, t.e.g. O'Dea 1684a. On page opposite half-title - a list of 5 books by Grenfell starting with A Labrador Doctor and ending with Adrift on an IcePan. "Thirty-two yearsspent in work for deep-sea fishermen, twenty-seven of which years have bee n passed in Labrador and northern Newfoundland, have necessarily given me some experiences which may be helpful to others. I feel that this alone justifies the writing if this story." - from Grenfell's Preface. Chapters : 1. Early Days; 2. School Life; 3. Early Work in London; 4. At the London Hospital; 5. North Sea Work; 6. The Lure of the Labrador; 7. The People of Labrador; 8. Lecturing and Cruising; 9. The Seal Fishery; 10. Three Year's Work in the British Isles; 11. First Winter at St. Anthony; 12. The Co÷perative Movement; 13. The Mill and the Fox Farm; 14. The Children's Home; 15. Problems of Education; 16. "Who Hath Desired the Sea?"; 17. The Reindeer Experiment; 18. The Ice-Pan Adventure; 19. They That Do Business in Great Waters; 20. Marriage; 21. New Ventures; 22. Problems on Land and Sea; 23. A Month'sHoliday in Asia Minor [Turkey]; 24. The War; 25. Forward Steps; 26. The Fu ture of the Mission; 27. My Religious Life. With index. Front inner hinge nearly broken, soiling to front outer hinge, some nicking and fraying to spine ends, else vg. 50.00


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