Lot 903: Nicolle, Charles

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2015-09-16 14:11:44

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Lot 903: Nicolle Charles: (1866-1936) French Bacteriologist. Nobel Prize In Medicine For His Discoveries On Typhus In 1928. A Lengthy A.L.S., C Nicolle, To The Verso Of Two Postcards, Tunis, 24Th December 1912, To A Friend, In French. In His Habitual Small Writing Nicolle Refers To Different Matters And States 'Ten Years Have Passed Today Since I Saw For The First Time The Tunis Sky. It Looks Like It Was Only Yesterday...I Have The Feeling That I Have Well Employed My Ten Years Time.', Further Referring To His Scientific Typhus Researches 'The Method Process Which Worked So Badly In Your Narrow City, Has On The Other Side Provided Me Complete Victories. The Way Of Transmission Of Typhus, The One Of Recurrent Fever Found..'. Nicolle Concludes Inviting His Colleague To Visit Him And Remarking That He Will Recognize Him 'Excepting An Increase In The Diminution Of My Hearing, Even Less Hair And More Wrinkles, I Haven'T Changed Much.' To The Postcard Covers A Tunisian City Painting And A Sculpted Statue. A Letter Of Good Content. One Creasing Corner To One Of The Postcards, Otherwise Vg. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £200-300
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