Teach Yourself Poisoning

Screen Shot 2013-02-05 at 19.56.50A discovery — in one of the few second-hand bookshops in Britain that have not been killed off by the state-funded ‘charity’ shops — of the 1929 (third) edition of Malay Poisons and Charm Cures by John D. Gimlette, M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., Residency Surgeon, Kelantan, Un-Federated Malay States (Retired); Formerly Surgeon-Magistrate, Selinsing, Pahang; Sometime Temporary Major, R.A.M.C.

Gimlette (1867-1934) lost a finger and a foot after contracting septicæmia in the course of his work. He was invalided back to England in 1921.

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