(1768-1841) British surgeon and anatomist, who made contributions to otology, vascular surgery, the anatomy and pathology of the mammary glands and testicles, and the pathology and surgery of hernia.
Autograph letter signed, one page, 3,5 x 4,25 inch, 29.09.1840, treatment recommendation to a lady, written and signed in black ink "Astley Cooper", attractively mounted (removable) for display with a portrait picture of Astley Cooper (altogether 11,75 x 8,25 inch), with mild signs of wear - in fine to very fine condition.
"My dear Miss [illegible]
If you sent these anemons in cleansea water to night they will be found extended tomorrow morning - they should be kept in the Wash Hand Basin
yours truly - Astley Cooper -
Sept. 29th 1840"