British surgeon (1827-1912) who innovated the practice of sterile surgery, one of the most important medical advances of the day. ALS signed “Lister,” one page, 5.5 x 3.5, December 4, 1903. Letter to M. Andreson in Lausanne, Switzerland, in full: "I have pleasure in complying with your request for my autograph." In fine condition. From the Collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.
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