1873 - GYMNASTICS FOR THE FINGERS & WRIST - WARD-JACKSON - VICTORIAN ORTHOPEDICS
GYMNASTICS FOR THE FINGERS AND WRIST, A SYSTEM OF GYMNASTICS, BASED ON ANATOMICAL PRINCIPLES, FOR DEVELOPING AND STRENGTHENING THE MUSCLES OF THE HAND; FOR MUSICAL, MECHANICAL, AND MEDICAL PURPOSES — By E. Ward-Jackson, J.P. — With Thirty-Five Diagrams — 1873 Orthopedics Victorian Quack Medicine
Publisher: G. Schirmer. New York (1873; No Date Provided)
In well preserved condition. The boards and binding are solid and tight save for light shelfwear. The pages are crisp and clean save for previous owner's name and date (1901) on the first blank page. The volume relates the future medical practice of Orthopedics from a Victorian perspective. Wonderful diagrams and images revealing unusual exercises for the strengthening of the hands and wrists. The back of the book has some humorous testimonials from satisfied patients. 72 pages, followed by Testimonials. Scarce.