Malaria in Panama (The American Journal of Hygiene Monographic Series, No. 13, January, 1939)

Malaria in Panama (The American Journal of Hygiene Monographic Series, No. 13, January, 1939)

Simmons, James Stevens; George R. Callender, and Dalferes P. Curry

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Place Published: Baltimore
Publisher: The John Hopkins Press
Date Published: 1939
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 40481

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SIGNED. Octavo [23.5 cm] Brown cloth over boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine, the publisher's device stamped in gilt on the front cover, a double gilt and blind ruled lines on the spine and covers. Good plus condition. The extremities are mildly rubbed and bumped. Four ink stamps on the pastedowns have been rubbed out. The pages are tanned.

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Inscribed by the author on the front free endsheet. From the Preface- "Malaria has played a spectacular role in influencing the outcome of the long struggle for the development of Panama as an inter-oceanic gateway for world commerce. The sanitary measures which made possible the construction and maintenance of The Panama Canal caused a reduction in mosquito-borne diseases, but the control of malaria is still a problem."