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    Scurvy: How A Surgeon, A Mariner & A Gentleman Solved The Greatest Medical Mystery

    By: Stephen Bown

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    ISBN
    9780143002642
    Date Released
    Binding
    Paperback
    Pages
    288
     

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

    The fascinating story of how the greatest medical mystery of the Age of Sail was unravelled - the cure to scurvy. Surgeon James Lind, sea captain James Cook and physician Sir Gilbert Blane solved the riddle to this dreaded disease, their achievements heralding a new era in maritime exploration.

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