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STEPHENS (J.W.W.) Blackwater Fever,  A Historical Survey and Summary of Observations made over a Century, Liverpool & London, 1937 
frontis, 1 other plate, thk.8vo, dw.
This disease, the sourge of Seamen, Settlers and Pioneers in the Tropics, w as still current right up to the second World War. Apart from case histories from Africa to Malaya and Burma, this work gives a thorough history of the development of quinine from the Chinchona or Peruvian bark, and the problems with its toxicity.

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