Lot 307: Christiaan Barnard

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-08-21 10:51:57

Lot 307: South African surgeon (1922–2001) who, in 1967, performed the first human-to-human heart transplant. AMS signed "Ch. Barnard," four pages on three sheets, 8.25 x 11.75, no date but circa 1995. A portion of Barnard's draft for his 1996 work The Donor in his difficult to decipher hand, headed "Manuscript from 'The Donor,'" mentioning "artificial heart," "heart transplantation," "surgeon," "artificial kidney," and "complications." Barnard makes several edits and corrections throughout. In fine condition. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460 Wednesday, 16th September 2015 Estimate: $200-400
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