LISTER, Joseph. 20130

£275

Description

Autograph Letter Signed ‘Lister’, to Lord Avebury, pleased to hear that Avebury will join the General Committee of the Virchow Memorial Fund, and asking him to act as Treasurer. A good one page example, 7 x 4 inches, black edges. 12 Park Crescent, Portland Place, 30 October 1902. Joseph Lister (1827-1912), surgeon, whose work introduced the antiseptic system into modern surgery, and who developed a commercial serum therapy against diptheria.