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RIECKE, C[ARL] F[RIEDRICH] - DER KRIEGS- UND FRIEDENS-TYPHUS IN DEN ARMEEN .. Mit besonderer Rušcksicht auf die Košniglich Preuss. ArmeŽe.

Potsdam, Stuhr/Gottschick 1st edition 1848 Multifolding table at the end. . Octavo marbled boards red gilt leather spine label (edges worn to paper) xvi +378pp two names on titlepage. Small corner of front endpaper cut away and front inner hinge split. Very slight pale foxing but very clean and crisp. *Riecke was a regimental doctor to the Prussian Royal Cadet Corps and this study of Typhus was made with regard to the incidence in both war and peacetime. The importance of clean water but also the changes in living conditions, uniforms, food hygiene, personal cleanliness are also considered and some suggestions for prevention given. The table at the end gives the statistics for deaths from various diseases, suicide, drunkeness, etc.
GBP 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 65.75 US$ 72.74 | JP„ 7740] Book number V65991

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