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Malaria Control by Coastal Swamp Drainage in West Africa

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Title:Malaria Control by Coastal Swamp Drainage in West Africa
Price:GBP£35.00 (about USD$43.80)
Book ID:B009-3848
Publisher:Ross Institute of Tropical Hygiene, London, 1948
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Near Fine Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Ross Institute of Tropical Hygiene, 1948, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

Foreword, Preface & detailed Contents list to the front. The importance of Dr. Gilroy's work in the neighbourhood of Lagos is fully accredited by the success it has achieved, and its value emphasized by the words of Sir Hubert Walker, Director of Public Works at the time: "It may therefore truly be said that the value of the work to the war effort, the general health of Lagos and as a guide to similar work in future is incalculable." The details of Dr. Gilroy 's work refer to Lagos and its vicinity. The principles apply to any part of the world where dangerous anophelines breed in coastal swamps. In other places, however, variations in tidal level and other local conditions may affect the precise form which drainage should assume. These local variations should be fully enquired into and allowed for in preparing plans elsewhere. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 97 + 20 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Previous owner's signature in ink. Black titles spine. red cloth; illustrated by b/w. drawings, diagrams, maps (some fold-out) & photo's.. Includes appendices, index of appendices & list of references. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Medicine & Health; Africa; West Africa; Malaria; Nigeria; 1940s; Environment & Ecology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3848.
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