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The Birth of Penicillin and the Disarming of Microbes

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Product description

The discovery of penicillin in the early 20th century was life-changing - its discovery has led the way to our present ability to cure or prevent so many infectious diseases. In this book, through personal experience, Ronald Hare gives a unique account of the trials and tribulations of medical research workers, the laboratories in which they worked and the personalities of some of the chief actors.

In terms of condition, this book is generally good. Its original dustjacket is still in tact although it does show some heavy signs of wear - sellotape holds parts of the cover together that have ripped over time. There are also tears to the back cover.

As for the interior, the dustjacket is slightly creased. Pages are browning but there is no writing or highlighting to them.

Overall, this book provides an encyclopaedia of knowledge on the topic of penicillin and how it has changed our lives. An ideal book for all in the medical industry.

Item details

Author(s):
Hare, Ronald.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
George Allen and Unwin Ltd

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The discovery of penicillin in the early 20th century was life-changing - its discovery has led the way to our present ability to cure or prevent so many infectious diseases. In this book, through personal experience, Ronald Hare gives a unique account of the trials and tribulations of medical research workers, the laboratories in which they worked and the personalities of some of the chief actors.

In terms of condition, this book is generally good. Its original dustjacket is still in tact although it does show some heavy signs of wear - sellotape holds parts of the cover together that have ripped over time. There are also tears to the back cover.

As for the interior, the dustjacket is slightly creased. Pages are browning but there is no writing or highlighting to them.

Overall, this book provides an encyclopaedia of knowledge on the topic of penicillin and how it has changed our lives. An ideal book for all in the medical industry.

Author(s):
Hare, Ronald.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
George Allen and Unwin Ltd

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