New York, New York, U.S.A. 1976 Hardcover First Edition Fine in Fine jacket Book. 8vo-over 7?"-9?" tall. Yellow cloth boards, brown cloth spine wrap, gilt spine titles, as new.
Pages fine, no writing. Dj slight shelf wear, unclipped 12.95. A prominent geneticist provides vital information about inheritance and tells you how premarital and prenatal medical techniques can help you avoid genetic tragedies. Valuable primer of how genes and chromosomes work in heredity and in heredity diseases. Glossary of medical and technical terms. Chart of genetic diseases. Index. Few dozen illustrations: photos, drawings, figures. For people ready to understand and use such critical family planning techniques as birth control, prenatal diagnosis (amniocentesis), explanations of how preventive genetic medicine can help ensure the birth of healthy, normal children. Provides detailed information about sickle cell anemia, cystic fibrosis, Tay-Sachs disease, Down syndrome, and other common inherited disorders linked to race, age
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