WATHEN, Jonathan.

The Conductor and Containing Splints; or, a description of two instruments, for the safer conveyance of more perfect cure of fractured legs...

London: Printed for T. Cadell,… .1781

8vo, 1 leaf, pp. 28, (3), 5 engraved plates, (2 folding). Lacking the half-title. Slight foxing in margin. Modern marbled wrappers.

Third edition. Wathen invented a splint for use in conveying cases of fractured limbs. In this edition he includes improvements to the splint, and the description of a tourniquet with a ratchet.

£120.00

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