Beri-beri: researches concerning its nature and cause and the means of its arrest.
London. John Bale, Sons & Danielsson Ltd., . First edition in English.
8vo. xiii, , 160pp. With half-title and 12 colour plates. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Recent bookplate of John Yudkin to FEP, near contemporary ink ownership inscription to title-page, else clean and crisp.
The first edition in English of a dissertation on the causes and treatment of the chronic thiamine deficiency of beriberi by Dutch physician Cornelius Adrianus Pekelharing (1848-1922), translated by medical administrator Sir James Cantlie (1851-1926).£ 250.00 Antiquates Ref: 17010