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BOWN, Stephen R. Scurvy: How a Surgeon, a Mariner, and a Gentleman Solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age of Sail. Toronto: Thomas Allen, (2005). First Canadian Paperback Printing. Pp. (10),-254. Illustrated with drawings to text. 8vo, illustrated white and grey card covers. Contents: TheEighteenth Century Seafaring World: The Age of Scurvy; 2. Scurvy: The Plag ue of the Sea; 3. Disaster and Victory in the South Seas: Lord Anson's Terrible Voyage; 4. Found and Lost: The Search for a Cure Begins; 5. An Ounce of Prevention: James Lind and the Salisbury Experiment; 6. Unwinding the Knot: Rob and Wort and the Trials at Sea; 7. Master Mariner: James Cook's Great Voyages in the Pacific; 8. Man of Influence: Gilbert Blane and the West Indies Fleet; 9. Blockade: The Defeat of Scurvy and Napoleon. Very good. 12.50
Title: Scurvy: How a Surgeon, a Mariner, and a Gentleman Solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age of Sail. Cdn pbk.
Publisher: Thomas Allen, Toronto, 2005, ISBN:0887621783:
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