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Nearly new condition, no creases to covers or spine, interior perfect. A "Byk Gulden Mediguide" for Rome. 191 pages with fold-out map at back. Heavily illustrated with color photos/drawings. Contents include: Rome, the Roman Medical System, Anatomists, Physiologists and Herbalists, the Systems (nervous etc.) the Alexandrian Influence, Pharmacology in Rome, Roman Surgery, Military Medicine and Hospitals, Roman Medical Issues, the Papacy, the Papal Physicians, Twentieth Century Rome. Author is Prof of Surgery and Director of the Gastric Pathobiology Research Group at Yale and is shown on rear leaf in bow-tie mid-toast; very dapper.