Maggs Bros Ltd

The Life of Sir Alexander Fleming.

FLEMING Alexander.; MAUROIS André (1959.)

£750.00 

Available to view at our Curzon Street shop.

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'.

Dust jacket just nicked on the lower edge.

Stock Code: 221590