First Edition. Good. Item #5329
London: Cassell and Company for the British Red Cross Society, 1917. First Edition. Octavo; 132pp. Diagrams and illustrations throughout. Acknowledgements slip tipped in at contents page. Brown cloth-covered boards with red cross and black lettering. Covers soiled, waterstained, and warped, with bumping to corners and spine ends. Hinges cracked but secure. Dampstaining to bottom and top margins and up along gutter, rarely encroaching upon text. Ownership inscription of R.V. Luce of Alder Hey Hospital dated May 13, 1918 on front pastedown, with address on front free endpaper opposite. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.
Sir Robert Jones was a Welsh orthopedic surgeon who helped establish the field in Britain, and was among the early adopters of radiography. He is also the namesake of the Jones Fracture, which he first noticed after having a colleague x-ray his foot after injuring it dancing.