MARKHAM, Clements R.
MARKHAM, Clements R. Peruvian Bark.
London : 1880First edition, uncommon. "In his second post, from 1854, at what was to become the India Office, Markham was commissioned to carry from Peru to India seeds of the cinchona tree, the source of quinine and then found only in Peru; to establish the tree in India and Ceylon; and to make quinine readily available there. The remoteness of the country, the... Learn More£250.00
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