London: Taylor and Francis, 1863. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. The Croonian Lecture delivered before the Royal Society of London, 11th June 1863. Octavo, 31 pp., bound in modern gray cloth, with green leather lettering piece on front panel. PRESENTATION COPY, "With the author's kind regards" inscribed on the title page, and possibly is secretarial. Offprint from: Proceedings of the Royal Society 12 (1863). "Lister exploded the theory that blood coagulation is due to ammonia and showed that, in the blood vessels, it depends upon their injury. He further showed that by carrying out the strictest precautions he could keep blood free from putrefaction indefinitely, thus supporting his theory that bacteria were the cause of wound suppuration." (Garrison-Morton 871, journal issue). Norman 1365.
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