Australasia's Biggest Online Store

Shop over a million Toys in our Huge New Range


New or Used: $16.60
The fascinating story of how the greatest medical mystery of the Age of Sail was unravelled - the cure to scurvy. Surgeon James Lind, sea captain James Cook and physician Sir Gilbert Blane solved the riddle to this dreaded disease, their achievements heralding a new era in maritime exploration. A gripping history and detective story.
Product Details

About the Author

Stephen R. Bown is an award-winning writer with a special interest in the history of science and exploration. His books include the internationally successful Scurvy: How a Surgeon, a Mariner and a Gentleman Solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age of Sail and Sightseers and Scholars: Scientific Travellers in the Golden Age of Natural History. He lives in the Canadian Rockies with his wife and two young children.

Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Scurvy: How a Surgeon, Mariner and a Gentleman Solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age of Sail on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Back to top