Forest Doctor by Cecil Northcott

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Forest Doctor

The Story of Albert Schweitzer

by Cecil Northcott

Lutterworth Press, 1955, [First Edition], colour frontispiece, hardcover, dustjacket

Very Good Condition, minor edge and shelf wear, front flyleaf removed, dustjacket in good condition with some closed tears, small chips and surface rubbing (see photographs)

'Albert Schweitzer, the Forest Doctor of Lambarene in French Equatorial Africa has spent forty years of his life in his forest hospital.  What made him - musician, philosopher, theologian - leave Europe for Africa?  The answer makes one of the most thrilling tales of our time.'