The Greatest Benefit to Mankind: A Medical History of Humanity from Antiquity to the Present (Roy Porter)

The Greatest Benefit to Mankind: A Medical History of Humanity from Antiquity to the Present (Roy Porter) lands on the shelves of my shop, where it will be found in my Medical shelves. priced at £8.50! Call in and get 40% OFF that price when you mention this post…

London: HarperCollinsPublishers, 1997, Hardback in dust wrapper.

3rd impression, first edition 1997. Contains: Further reading list; Black & white photographs; Black & white drawings; Frontispiece;

From the cover: Medicine advances ever faster, and with it a capacity not just to overcome sickness, but to transform the nature of life itself. Beginning in antiquity, Roy Porters titanic history examines the traditions of both East and West to chart how this revolution came about and how life for human beings, in…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Hint of sunning to the spine. Pages very gently age-tanned.

Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XVI] 831 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.

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