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SA Auction #95 begins on 11 Nov 2021

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Dr. Chris Barnard


Published: Tafelberg, Cape Town, 1979

Edition: 1st.

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The first edition of this surprisingly scarce title comprising articles first published in local newspapers by South Africa's charismatic cardiac surgeon who was the first to perform a successful heart transplantation. The  entertaining articles cover a variety of topics, anecdotes and recollections, most with a medical association and most with a strong South African content. 8vo. 145 pages. Signed by Chris Barnard on the front free endpaper and dated 27 Oct. 1979, the year of the book's publication. Particularly uncommon signed. 

  • Jacket Condition: Near Fine
  • Binding Condition: Near Fine
  • Overall Condition: Near Fine
  • Size: 8vo.
  • Sold By: Ronald Levine - Modern First Editions
  • Contact Person: Ronald Levine
  • Country: South Africa
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  • Telephone: 27 11 728-2044
  • Preferred Payment Methods: EFT for S.African customers and PayPal or Bank Transfer for overseas clients. I regret that I no longer accept Credit Cards..
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