By: Wood, H. [Horatio] C. [Charles]
Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott & Co.: 1880
Seller ID: 2197298
Binding: Large Hardcover
Top right corner bumped, first two pages loose from binding, inknote on front endpaper, pages toned. Includes all five plates. 1880 Large Hardcover. vii, 258 pp.  Includes all five plates. First book-form edition of Wood's elaborate monograph on fever that was the product of earlier research on sunstroke (described in his Thermic Fever ). Aided by a grant...from the Smithsonian...[Wood] devoted his spare time during the next eight years to the problem which he considered one of the most important of his life and [with the book offered here] revolutionized the then accepted theories of... View More...