JONES, Robert.

The Robert Jones Birthday Volume. A collection of surgical essays.

London: Oxford University Press, .1928

Large 8vo, pp. xii, 434, 1 coloured plate, numerous text illustrations, addendum slip on p.13. Signature and library label on front endpaper, library stamp on half-title, title and several other pages. Original red cloth, vertical crease in spine and a few small nicks in ends of spine and upper joint, otherwise a good copy.

FIRST EDITION, compiled in honour of Sir Robert Jones’s seventieth birthday, and edited by H.A.T. Fairbank, W.R. Bristow and Harry Platt. The book consists of a preface by Sir Berkeley Moynihan, and twenty-four original papers by leading orthopaedic surgeons. Two of special note are Orthopaedics before Stromeyer by E. Muirhead Little, and Dissociation of Bone Growth by Murk Jansen, G&M 4395: “Jansen’s theory of dissociation of bone growth.”


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