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The Centenarians of the Andes

by Davies, David

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London UK, Barrie and Jenkins, 1975, hardcover, first edition, Very Good in Very Good dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, corner and spine-end bumps, pages age-toned. Dustjacket unclipped with original price, light edge nicks, in new Brodart sleeve. An anthropological study by region of those residing in the Andean highlands and prone to the acheivment of up to 140 years of age and greater. Diet, lifestyle, heredity and other cultural issues are all closely examined. Illustrated with 17 black-&-white photographs and 3 maps.


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