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Burma Surgeon by  Gordon S Seagrave - Hardcover - Second Australian Edition - 1945 - from Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047 and Biblio.co.uk

Burma Surgeon

by Seagrave, Gordon S

Condition: Good/No Dust Jacket


Dymock's Book Arcade Ltd, Sydney, 1945. Second Australian Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 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. The reminiscences of the author who set up 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. The top right-hand corner of the front panel and the bomb left and corner of the rear panel are very slightly bumped, aged toning of the page edges, trace of foxing to the rear paste down. The paper at the hinge of the rear paste down has split from approximately 3 inches from the top. 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: 0244296. . This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. .


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