New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, . 8vo. [v], 470 pp., including bibliographic note and index. FIRST EDITION. Grey cloth with dust-jacket, very slightly chipped at head and foot of spine; a very good uncut copy. Item #12115
First edition, written in collaboration of his wife, Rhea. “This book is the story of the fight by responsible men of medicine against human disease.” In it, De Kruif sketches several people whom he refers to as “medical mavericks,” including Clifford C. Young, Alvin F. Coburn, Georgia Hauke, Herman Kabat, and Edna W. Schrick.