The Scalpel, the Sword; The Story of Dr. Norman Bethune

By: ALLAN, Ted; GORDON, Sydney

Price: $15.00

Quantity: 1 available


Biography of Dr. Norman Bethune, Canadian physician, medical innovator, and noted communist. Bethune came to international prominence first for his service as a frontline surgeon supporting the democratically elected Republican government during the Spanish Civil War. But it was his service with the Communist Eighth Route Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War that would earn him enduring acclaim. xiv, 336pp, photo frontis. Book is bright and clean, and except for a previous owner's details to the ffep is unmarked. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, no wear to the cloth.The unclipped dustjacket has a presentable front panel but has several short, closed tears and three or so small, lost chips. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 572g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates are based on specific destination and weight. Online estimates by the Listing Site may not be correct and either additional, or reduced postage may be required, particularly for Canadian and Overseas shipments, but not usually to the USA. In case of doubt please email.

Title: The Scalpel, the Sword; The Story of Dr. Norman Bethune

Author Name: ALLAN, Ted; GORDON, Sydney

Categories: Asia, Medical, Health, Diet, Exercise,

Edition: First Edition, Second Impression

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1952

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Good to Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 1374