Mechanical Therapeutics. Surgical Apparatus, Appliances, and Elementary Operations; Embracing Bandaging, Minor Surgery, Orthopraxy, and the Treatment of Fractures and Dislocations.

Philadelphia: Henry C. Lea, 1867. First Edition. 8vo.xxiv, [33] - 685, [2], 32 pp Publisher's catalogue. Index. 642 wood-engraved text illustrations. Tan leather with gilt-lettered black leather title label on spine, gilt ruling. Illustrated bookplate for A. Parker Lewis, M.D. inside front board. A very good copy (wear to extremities; rubbing to title label; hinge cracked but holding at pg. 384; section 387 - 398 pulled away from text block; ink notation for book location above bookplate; previous owner name stamp on upper and lower text blocks). An uncommon and early work on surgical operations, apparatus and appliances, treatments and more. Item #21776

"In offering to the profession the present volume on mechanical therapeutics, the author would state that his design is to place in the hands of students and practitioners of medicine a systematized and condensed description of surgical dressings, apparatus, and elementary operations, drawn from the writings and teaching of the ablest surgeons in America and Europe"--Preface.

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