Bethesda: National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness, 1973. Paperback. v-viii, 227p., four fullpage line maps the sole illustrations, text reproduced from keyboard-set ms, softbound in 11x8.5 inch plain printed wraps. Mildest edgewear, slight general toning with a slightly faded spine panel, a tiny corner-tip crease, a very good copy: sound, clean and unmarked. Study of Child Growth and Development and Disease Patterns in Primitive Cultures.
Gajdusek a talented expositor of his own tricks of the trade; upon entering an unfamiliar village he goes to the local barber and gets a shave, which breaks the ice.