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Description: NOBEL PRIZES WINNERS IN MEDICINE
A fine group of four items by signed Nobel Prize winners, includes: ULF SVANTE VON EULER (1905-1983), awarded prize in 1970 for his work on neurotransmitters. T.Ms. (unsigned), 7pp. 4to., on letterhead of Stockholm's Physiological Institute and containing fine content on "The Future of Pharmacology". With an A.L.S. in German, 1p. 8vo., transmitting the typescript and noting that the originals were lost; RAGNAR GRANIT (1900-1991), awarded the prize in 1967 for his medical work. Fine content T.Ms.S. in English 3pp. 4to., noted in his hand at top: "Published in 'Trends in Neuroscience. 1949", signed on the third page; KARL VON FRISCH (1886-1982), awarded the prize in 1973 for his work on honeybees. A.Ms.S. 1p. legal folio, p. 2 of a manuscript in German concerning "The Great Rose Aphid and How it Succeeds in Reproducing itself to Extensively...", signed at top. With a S.P.; and GODFREY N. HOUNSFIELD (1919-2004), developer of computer tomography and awarded prize in 1979 on x-rays. Signature and sentiment at the head of a reprint of his article "Picture Quality of Computed Tomography", with illustrations of organs etc. Four pieces, very good condition overall.

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March 30, 2011 11:00 AM EDT

Stamford, CT, US

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