A Labrador Doctor: Autobiography.

GRENFELL Wilfred Thomason (1928.)


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11th impression. With numerous half-tone illustrations including frontispiece portrait. 8vo. x,441pp. Fine in the original green cloth. Houghton Mifflin. Boston & New York,

With a long gift inscription from the author to a Philip S. Henry, including a drawing of a wolf on a mountain top, howling at the moon. 

Sir Wilfred Thomas Grenfell was a medical missionary and social reformer who served on the Mission to Deep Sea Fisherman, outfitting their first hospital ship. "In 1892, as superintendent of the mission, he inaugurated a floating medical service for the fishing communities of northern Newfoundland, coastal Labrador, and the Quebec north shore." (ODNB). This, his autobiography, also covers his young life and medical training at the London Hospital. 

After the first edition of 1919. 

Stock Code: 217111

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