A Compendium of the Theory and Practice of Midwifery: Containing Practical Instructions for the Management of Women during Pregnancy, in Labour, and in Child-Bed; Calculated to correct the Errors, an to improve the Practice, of Midwives
A Compendium of the Theory and Practice of Midwifery: Containing Practical Instructions for the Management of Women during Pregnancy, in Labour, and in Child-Bed; Calculated to correct the Errors, an to improve the Practice, of Midwives
A Compendium of the Theory and Practice of Midwifery: Containing Practical Instructions for the Management of Women during Pregnancy, in Labour, and in Child-Bed; Calculated to correct the Errors, an to improve the Practice, of Midwives

A Compendium of the Theory and Practice of Midwifery: Containing Practical Instructions for the Management of Women during Pregnancy, in Labour, and in Child-Bed; Calculated to correct the Errors, an to improve the Practice, of Midwives

New York: Collins and Co., 1815. Hardcover. Title continued: "as well as to serve as an introduction to the Study of this Art." Third Edition Enlarged. 10, [2], 269, [3] p.: 20 in-text illustrations; 18 cm. Contemporary full calf with six spine compartments between double gilt rules. Red leather label in second compartment with gilt-tooled title "Bard's Midwifery." The Appendix contains directions for preparing and using the remedies referred to in the text. Includes index. Errata following index. Publisher's advertisement following Errata. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. Samuel Bard (1742-1821) was an American physician. Although born in Philadelphia, he spent most of his career in New York City, where he founded the first hospital in that city and helped to establish its first medical school. In Good Condition: leather is rubbed; front joint starting; lacking leather at tail of spine; paper is heavily foxed throughout; otherwise clean and tight. Good. Item #004137

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