London: J. & A. Churchill Ltd., 1966. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #002416
vii, 218 p.p. Original green cloth with gilt titling to spine. Minor bumping and rubbing to spine ends. Dust jacket is price clipped, has some bumping and chipping to head and tail edges and a few small tears and spots of soiling. With 80 B&W illustrations, incl. frontis. portrait of Dr. J. Langdon-Down. A century ago, Langdon-Down first described "mongolism" (Down Syndrome). Since that time an enormous amount of relevant literature has accumulated all over the world. The object of this book is to survey the subject, including the great advances that have taken place. This work is particularly directed to students, physicians, and research workers interested in this sphere of medical genetics.