London: C. A. Watts & Co. Ltd., 1943. Reprint. Second impression. Hardcover. xviii, 290,  p. 23cm. Abbreviations. Tables. Literature consulted. The author was a Fellow of the Zoological Society and was a retired Surgeon, Rear-Admiral of the Royal Navy. He saw action with U.S. forces during the American-Filipino War, the Boer War, and the First World War. He was a neurologist to the Royal Naval Hospital Chatham and represented the Naval Medical Service at an Internation Congress of Naval and Military Surgeons held in Washington. He was named an Honorary Physical to King George. He was an expert on the effects of small-bore, high velocity projectiles on the human body. In 1938 he published his Dictionary of Scientific Terms. Condition: Fair in fair dust jacket. DJ is in a plastic sleeve, heavily chipped and torn at bottom edge and top of spine. "Q" stamped on fep. Bookseller stamp on fep. Front and rear boards has some weakness, endpapers torn at hinges.
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