Singapore: University of Malaya Press, 1959. First edition. Hardcover. 25.5 x 18.5 cm. 526 pages followed by 23 plates including 7 photographs. 1 photograph is examples of coins the others are of Sea Dayak (Iban) people and spirit doctors. Bound in dark red buckram in price clipped dust jacket. Previous owner's name in pen on front free endpaper, covered up with a sticker of a successive owner's name. Light edgewear ot the jacket. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Item #56688
From the jacket flap: "The book is divided into three sections. The eleven chapters of Part I deal with important general subjects and fundamental problems of early parasitology. The twelve chapters of Part II discuss more specialized subjects, six of them dealing with parasitic infections in Chinese medicine. Part III gives a brief outline of the increase in knowledge of parasites in the West from c. 1650 to 1850."