ABRAHAM, J. Johnston

The surgeon's log, being impressions of the far east.   New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1912.

8vo. xii, 338 pp., including With 44 black and white photographs on 24 plates. Original publisher's blue cloth, title and illustration in gilt on front cover, fraying at head and foot of spine; uncut. $65.00

First published the prior year, the author, an English physician, regales us with an account of his voyage on a coastal freighter through the Suez Canal to the East Indies, southeast Asia and Japan. A fascinating tale more in the style of fiction than a doctor's journal.

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