Published by Melbourne University Press, Melbourne.
Cover is hard bound in Black cloth. In Very Good condition. Marks. Corners bumped.
Dust jacket is present. In Very Good condition. Tanned. Price is not clipped.
End papers are intact and clean.
Main text body – 193 pages. In Very Good condition. Black and white illustrations throughout.
Back matters – appendicies, index.
Edges are even. Marks.
Spine is tight with no gutter damage. Gilt lettering. Ends bumped.
Page structure is sound with no missing pages.
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Melbourne has a world-wide reputation for its research, particularly in immunology and influenza. This Absorbing account tells of the Institute’s growth since its foundation in 1915: the personalities, the problems, the successes. Some of the important research projects of the Institute are described in detail, conveying the excitement and drama of the scientist’s work.