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Some Thoughts of a Doctor by Frederick Parkes Weber - Hardcover - Revised Edition - 1935 - from Bookbarrow and

Some Thoughts of a Doctor

by Frederick Parkes Weber

Condition: Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket

H. K. Lewis & Co. Ltd, London, 1935. Revised Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. Frederick Parkes Weber was an English dermatologist & a pathologist who practiced medicine in London. His father, Sir Hermann David Weber was a personal physician to Queen Victoria. Endowed with a scholarly mind, he had many and varied interests as is evidenced in this book in which he put aside the clinician and wrote on diverse matters that interested him. Among the many subjects covered are: Free Will & Heredity; Gambling; Eugenics; Dreams; The Soul in Trouble & Psychiatry; Exercise, Work, Rest & Sleep; Fasting; Suicide & Euthanasia; Nature & God and many more. A scarce title, revised edition in the year of the first publication. First Thus. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 183 pages. mottled marks to front & rear covers. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Previous owner's inscription, lavish, in ink to pre-title page. Black titles spine & front. the top outer corner of pages 31/2 has been torn loose but re-fixed with archive tape; also a single tiny hole passes through the outer margin of many pages - probably insect damage. green cloth. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Medicine & Health; Essays; Philosophy; Psychology & Psychiatry. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3833. .
  • Bookseller: Bookbarrow GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 3833
  • Title: Some Thoughts of a Doctor
  • Author: Frederick Parkes Weber
  • Format/binding: Hardcover (Original Cloth)
  • Book condition: Used - Fair Condition
  • Jacket condition: No Dust Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Revised Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: H. K. Lewis & Co. Ltd
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1935
  • Keywords: BZDB227 NOISBN Medicine/Health/Psychology/Psychiatry/Philosophy/Essays Medicine & Health; Essays; Philosophy; Psychology & Psychiatry. Some Thoughts of a Doctor Frederick Parkes Weber


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