Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

The Collected Papers of Joseph, Baron Lister. 2-vol. set (Complete)

Birmingham: The Classics of Medicine Library, 1979. Limited edition. Hardcover. Large quarto. XLIV, 429, [1], VII, [1], 589, [1]pp. Original gold-tooled leather with gold lettering on spine. Raised bands. All edges gilt. Moire endpapers. Ribbon marker. Remarkable set compiling the collected papers of Joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister, the renowned British surgeon and a pioneer of antiseptic surgery, who promoted the idea of sterile surgery while working at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. Lister successfully introduced carbolic acid (now known as phenol) to sterilise surgical instruments and to clean wounds, which led to reducing post-operative infections and made surgery safer for patients. Binding and interior in very good condition. vg. Item #32591

Price: $75.00

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