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FLEMING Alexander.; MAUROIS André
The Life of Sir Alexander Fleming
1959. Portrait frontispiece, illustrations. First English edition. 8vo., cloth, dust jacket. London, Jonathan Cape. Translated from the French by Gerard Hopkins. Loosely inserted a TLS on headed notepaper of the Wright-Fleming Institute of Microbiology, some 82 words, dated 20th July, 1948, signed 'A.Fleming', to Dr. R.J.Cyriax, declining an invitation explaining he is too busy. Newspaper clipping loosely inserted of an obituary of Dr. James Cyriax. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper 'Joan Cyriax July 1960 Newcastle upon Tyne'. Dr. R.J.Cyriax was a member of the department of Public Health, with special responsibility for the treatment of Tuberculosis, who enjoyed a separate career as an expert on the expeditions of Sir John Franklin. Dust jacket just nicked on the lower edge. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA [London, United Kingdom]
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