By: BOWN, Stephen R. COOK, James) LIND, James) BLANE, Gilbert)
Thomas Allen, Toronto, 2005, ISBN:0887621783:
Seller ID: 94779
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 Kno... View More...