ADAMS, William.

Club-Foot: its causes, pathology, and treatment. Being the essay to which the Jacksonian Prize for 1864, given by the Royal College of Surgeons, was awarded. Second edition.

London: J. & A. Churchill,... .1873

8vo, pp. xviii, 1 leaf, pp. 464, and 6 lithographed plates (1 coloured) by Adams, D’Alton and G.H. Ford with 6 leaves of explanation. Half-title, 105 figures in the text. Original red-brown cloth, bookplate. Spine rubbed and with traces of a small label removed, covers with a dark stain near the fore-edge, internally a fine and tight copy.

Second edition, enlarged from the first published in 1866. This work includes an extension to his classic book On the Reparative Process in Human Tendons (1860). See Keith, Menders of the maimed, pp. 73–74: “His descriptions of the conditions of the parts to be seen in the dissections of deformed feet are still the best to be found in our libraries.” Adams was the most important orthopaedic surgeon who worked with, and followed after, Little.


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