Compendium of Operative Midwifery: or, The Manual and Instrumental Operations of Preternatural Labours.
8vo. xii,14-171pp. Modern quarter cloth over contemporary paper-covered boards. Staining, rubbing and scuffing to boards. Wear to corners and edges. Fore-and bottom page edges untrimmed as issued. Bookplate of "Atherton Hall" to inside of front board. Signature of previous owner on front-and rear endpaper. Sporadic foxing and rippling throughout. "Compendium of Operative Midwifery: or, The Manual and Instrumental Operations of Preternatural Labours reduced to the greatest Simplicity: preceded by an investigation of the Mechanism of Natural Labour." Translated from the French by Julius Hatin. Binding in fair, interior in good condition. Rare, important work.
First published in France in 1827 under the title: "La manoeuvre de tous les accouchements contre nature."
Book ID: 17708