Hints on the preservation of health in tropical countries (1957)


The Crown Agents for Oversea Governments and Administrations. Hardcover. “A poisonous insecticidal solution has been used in binding this book.” An extremely rare late-colonial classic dealing with solitary drinking & other threats to British administrators. Pp 47, numerous illustrations.

Condition: Used – Good. Spine and boards worn and a bit grubby. Binding good, though one plate coming loose. Inscribed P.A. Tangye inside front cover. ISBN: none. Box MC06

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From the library of the archaeologist Arthur ApSimon (1927-2019). Reminiscences and obituaries in Salon (Society of Antiquaries), Mike Pitts’ Digging Deeper, Proceedings of the University of Bristol Spelæological Society, Cornish Archaeology (paywall).

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A watercolour of Stonehenge by the young Arthur ApSimon.