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Burma Surgeon by  Gordon S Seagrave - Hardcover - Reprint - 1945 - from Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047 (SKU: 0272555)

Burma Surgeon

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Burma Surgeon

by Seagrave, Gordon S

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  • hardcover
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melbourne, Victoria
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Dymock's Book Arcade Ltd, Sydney, 1945. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. 250 grammes; 192 pages, last 2 blank, list of illustrations. Map illustrated endpapers, showing Burma and her neighbours. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photography. Olive coloured snake skin textured boards with black writing on the spine and front panel. Illustrated dustwrapper, showing jungle foliage, white and black writing on the front panel and black on the spine. The reminiscences of the author who setup shop as a surgeon in Burma in 1921. In this book he remembers the trials and tribulations of being a surgeon in a remote region, and then in 1940, the Japanese started to invade the surrounding countries. The majority of the book deals with surgery under extreme duress during the trying times of Japanese invasion. Browning and foxing to the top paper edge and browning to the other edges. Browning to the internal pages and to the end pages as well. Ownership detail to the top edge of the free front endpaper. Chipping to the dust wrapper corners, front worse than the rear. The back panel has become dull and yellowed. Rubbing with loss of colour to the spine section. Second Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Medicine ; Military History -- World War II; Asia; Inventory No: 0272555. .

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Bookseller
Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047 AU (AU)
Bookseller Inventory #
0272555
Title
Burma Surgeon
Author
Seagrave, Gordon S
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good Condition
Jacket condition
Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
Reprint
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Dymock's Book Arcade Ltd
Place of Publication
Sydney
Date published
1945
Keywords
BZDB2 NOISBN Burma -- Memoirs -- Medicine -- Early 20th Century, World War II -- Burma Railway Biography & Autobiography; Medicine ; Military History -- World War II; Asia; Burma Surgeon
Bookseller catalogs
Medicine; Military History -- World War II; Asia;

Terms of Sale

Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047

transaction in Australian $'s for checks and money orders.If the book is not as described, return within 14 days, for a refund of the cost of the book.

We are registered for GST and goods sold to an Australian delivery address will include GST. Our ABN 15 100 960 047

About the Seller

Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047

Seller rating:
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Biblio.co.uk member since: 2005
melbourne, Victoria
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About Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047

General secondhand dealers, with 3 cats.We have two shops, 227 Glenferrie Rd Malvern 3144, Victoria 03 9530 2222 ( open 7 days Midday 'til 5.30 PM)And the other at 666 Glen Huntly Road Caulfield South 03 9523 666 open 11:00 am - 5.00 pm-ish the other 6 days. We seem to specialize in non mainstream stuff but read and stock Science-fiction, fantasy, detective fiction, history, biography and true crime, war, natural history. cooking, children's books and try to avoid current text books.We probably have the largest collection of Science Fiction, Penguins and general crime in Victoria in an open shop ( David has 8 bookcases 900mm x 2200mm of sf and f) ( Penny has 8 bookcases 1200mm x 2400 of sf and f )On shelf each shop has 30,000 plus books and we list over 30000 books online

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