NY: Henry Schuman, . Illustrated. First Edition. Signed presentation from Roddis on the front endpaper: "Oct. 8, 1951. To: Stephen and Milly Ryan with the compliments and affectionate regards of the author, Lewis H. Roddis USN." James Lind [1716–1794), considered the "Father of Naval Hygiene,” was a Scottish doctor. He was a pioneer of naval hygiene in the Royal Navy. By conducting one of the first-ever clinical trials, he developed the theory that citrus fruits cured scurvy. Roddis was an award-winning senior medical officer in the U.S. Navy. Books signed by Roddis are uncommon! 8vo., blue cloth in dust jacket; 177 pages. Item #57144
Very Good (covers bright; contents clean & tight); some wear (few small chips, especially to spine ends, short tears) d/j.