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War against tropical disease being seven sanitary sermons addressed to all interested in tropical hygiene and administration by Balfour, Andrew Sir

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Published by Pub. for Wellcome bureau of scientific research, by Baillière, Tindall & Cox in London .
Written in English

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Statementby Andrew Balfour ...
ContributionsWellcome bureau of scientific research, London.
LC ClassificationsRA789 .B3 1921
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p. l., 7-227 p.
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6648846M
LC Control Number22021810

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