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Scurvy. How a Surgeon, a Mariner, and a Gentleman Solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age of Sail.

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Author: Bown, Stephen R.

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Reference #: 1812

Status: Sold

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Thomas Allen, Toronto, 2003. A Fine copy in like dustjacket. 254 pp. Map endpapers, Timeline, a suggested Reading List, Bibliography and Index.

The surgeon was James Lind; the mariner James Cook; the gentleman Gilbert Blane. “Scurvy took a terrible toll in the Age of Sail, killing more sailors than were lost in all sea battles combined.”

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