New York:: St. Martin's Press, 1976., 1976. 8vo. , 242 pp. 35 figs., index. Green gilt-stamped cloth, dust-jacket; jacket with small tear at rear top edge. Very good. Chapter headings: Epidemic disease in the ancient world; The plagues of early Greece and Rome; War and pestilence in olden times; Fleas and bubonic plague; Mosquitoes and malaria; Lice, mites and typhus; Flies, typhoid and dysentery; Tsetse flies and trypanosomiasis; yellow fever, dengue and sand-fly fever; Famine, hysteria and the dancing mania; Locusts, manna and wild honey; Cochineal, shellac and the silk industry.
(Inventory #: MRM1450)
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