Ravenel, Mazyck P., M.D.
Title Notes on the Bacteriological Examination of the Soil of Philadelphia.
Book Condition Very Good
Size Size: Approx. 9" X 12"
Publisher Washington GPO 1896
Illustrator Color plates, Figures
Seller ID 000124
Memoirs of the Natl.Academy of Sciences, Vol.VIII. House of Representatives, 54th Congress 1st Sess., Doc. No.253. An examination of "the greater mortality among persons living in houses built on made ground over those living on virgin soil." Soil was examined in both made and virgin soil to a depth of 12 feet, over a period of 10 months. Results are detailed. 3/4 red calf, marbled boards and endpapers, all edges marbled. A handsome, deluxe presentation. Some rubbing on spine and corners, else Very Good +. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good +. 42 illustrations. 4 color plates.
Philadelphia Soil sampling Bacteria Public Health Earth fill U.S.Govt.Documents National Academy of Sciences Written in 1800s