Goldberg Coins and Collectibles

Sale 24

press UP arrow key to increase the zoom ratio.
press DOWN arrow key to decrease the zoom ratio.
press RIGHT arrow key to increase the zoom window size.
press LEFT arrow key to decrease the zoom window size.

Lot 450

Lister, Joseph (1827-1912) English surgeon; founder of antiseptic surgery. Autograph Letter Signed, London, Oct. 30, 1890, 1 page, 6 x 4 in. To W.P. Fox, Esq., regarding an apparently reluctant patient: "It would certainly be more satisfactory to see the patient along with you; & if Miss Smith should call upon me again, I will tell her so." Light wrinkling, else Very Good. In addition to his development of antiseptic surgery, Lister contributed many other surgical techniques and instruments to medical science. He was the first physician elevated to the British peerage (as Baron Lister of Lyme Regis).
Estimated Value $500 - 750.


Go to lot:  

Home | Current Sale | Calendar of Events | Bidding | Consign | About Us | Contact | Archives | Log In

US Coins & Currency | World & Ancient Coins | Manuscripts & Collectibles | Bonded CA Auctioneers No. 3S9543300
11400 W. Olympic Blvd, Suite 800, Los Angeles CA 90064 | 310. 551.2646 ph | 310.551.2626 fx | 800.978.2646 toll free

© 2011 Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, All Rights Reserved