['Restricted' War Office publication, 1944.] Notes on the Prevention and Treatment of Scabies, 1942. (Reprinted with Amendments (Nos. 1 and 2) 1944.)

'By Command of the Army Council' [The War Office, Whitehall; British government publications; Second World War]
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'The War Office [Whitehall], 19th February, 1944.' ['Notified in A.C.Is.']

12pp., 12mo. Stapled pamphlet. In fair condition, on lightly aged and creased paper. At head of title-page: 'Restricted | The information given in this document is not to be communicated, either directly or indirectly, to the Press or to any person not authorized to receive it.' Headings: Introduction; Incidence; Causal Agent; Effects of Temperature and Moisture on Sarcoptes; Method of Infestation; Incubation; Diagnosis; Complications; Health Inspections; Differential Diagnosis; Prophylaxis; Treatment; Policy. An appendix gives the 'Formula for making 80 ounces Benzyl Benzoate Emulsion'.

[Sir Leon Radzinowicz.] Duplicated typed copy of a lecture to the Second United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders, titled 'Criminological and Penological Research'.

Sir Leon Radzinowicz (1906-1999), criminologist, founding director of the Institute of Criminology at the University of Cambridge
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[London, England.] 'Lecture to be delivered on Monday 15th August [1960] (afternoon: hour to be fixed)'.

19pp., foolscap 8vo. On ten leaves stapled together in one corner. In fair condition, on aged and worn paper with staining from staple. He introduces his subject as follows in the first paragraph: 'I regard it as a great honour to have been invited by Professor Lopez-Rey, on behalf of the Secretariat of the United Nations, to address the Second United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders. The subject assigned to me is criminological and penological research, a fascinating but intricate theme.

Autograph Notebook of Private T. M. Rankin, 7394616, 13 FDS [Field Dressing Station], containing lecture notes compiled by him while training as a medical orderly. With six photograph loosely inserted, including three posed army groups.

Private T. M. Rankin, 7394616, 13FDS [Field Dressing Station], Second World War British Army medical orderly
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The notebook dated January to February 1944.

65pp., in narrow ruled 32 x 13 cm notebook, with maroon embossed boards and cloth spine. Rankin has etched his initials into the front board. All in pencil, with the first page headed 'NO I LECTURES JAN-FEB. 44 | T M RANKIN. 7394616. 13 F.D.S.', and carrying a numbered list of 38 topics, from 'Observation of Patient' and 'Diet of Disease' to 'Fracture of Spine' and 'Burns'. Four pages of medical notes follow. Upside-down at the other end of the volume are 59 paginated pages of further notes, preceded by a list of a further 15 topics (numbered 39-53), from 'Eye Drops' to 'Rheumatic Fever'.

Observations on the Nature and the Treatment of the Asiatic Cholera.

William Stevens [Edward Astbury Turley; George F. Knipe; James M'Millan of Worcester]
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London: Hippolyte Bailliere, 219 Regent Street, and 290, Broadway, New York, U.S. 1853. [London: Printed by Schulze and Co., 13, Poland Street.]

8vo, lxxii + 499 pp. In original embossed brown cloth, gilt, with wear to hinges. Binders ticket of Remnant and Edmonds, London. A tight copy, on lightly-aged and foxed paper, in fair binding with wear to hinges. Inscribed at head of title: 'Presented - | To George F. Knipe Esqre. with Dr. Turley's Compts | 1854 -'. (There are references to Turley on pp. vi and 41 of the book. Turley and Knipe were provincial surgeons of relative proximity: Knipe at Stratford-upon-Avon and Turley at Worcester.

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