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New York, NY: William Morrow and Company, 1964 William Morrow and Company, New York. 1964. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. Book is tight, square, and unmarked. Book Condition: Near Fine; light wear to head and tail from shelving. DJ: Good; NOT Price Clipped ($4.50); chipping to head and tail; edge bumps and closed tears to edges; missing small pieces at head. Yellow marbled boards with black cloth overlay on spine with bright gilt lettering on spine. The odyssey of Gaine Cannon, MD, who has put the philosophy of Albert Schweitzer to work in the remote regions of North Carolina. A tale of medical adventure and inspiration as he bring medical care to his mountaineer patients. A clean and presentable copy in a Brodart mylar jacket.
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- Walnut Valley Books/Books by White (US)
- Bookseller Inventory #
- Mountain Doctor
- LeGette Blythe
- Book condition
- Used - Near Fine
- Jacket condition
- Quantity available
- 1st Edition
- William Morrow and Company
- Place of Publication
- New York, NY
- Date published
- Gaine Cannon MD, North Carolina, Albert Schweitzer Memorial Hospital, Blue Ridge Country, Rural medicine, country doctor, Balsam Grove North Carolina, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, medical practice, medicine
- Bookseller catalogs
- Memoirs; Biographies;
- 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
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About Walnut Valley Books/Books by White
Walnut Valley Books is a small independent home-based business with the bulk of my holdings being of an American military nature covering everything from the Revolutionary War to the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. I also have holdings of books on the Middle East, the southwestern United States (New Mexico especially, Kansas related titles, Oklahoma related titles, and other regionally specialized books. All of my holdings are hand-selected to be good quality books of interest to the reader, historian, or the collector. In addition to the above, you will also find a wide range of other topics such as Medical, US History, autobiographical, biographical, sports, women's studies, and many other eclectic topics.
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