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A treatise on the management of pregnant and lying in Women

WHITE, CHARLES

Editorial: Isaiah Thomas, Worcester, Mass., 1793
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Librería: Antiquarian Scientist, The (Southampton, MA, Estados Unidos de America)

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FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. 8 vo. Half morocco and marbled boards. 328 pp. Two engraved plates. Uniformly lightly browned, minor spotty foxing; a very good copy. Charles White (1728-1813) was Man Midwife to the Lying in Hospital, Manchester, England. "White was a strong advocate of surgical cleanliness in obstetrics and his book is a pioneer work in aseptic midwifery. He was the first after Hippocrates to make any substantial contribution towards the solution of the aetiology and management of puerperal fever." (G-M 6270, citing first edition, 1773). "This book, translated into French and German, and also printed in America, became a mighty force in the reform of medical practice at a time when it was sorely needed." (Heirs of Hippocrates 981 - first edition). Austin 2039. Cushing W165. N° de ref. de la librería 000390

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Título: A treatise on the management of pregnant and...

Editorial: Isaiah Thomas, Worcester, Mass.

Año de publicación: 1793

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Edición: First American Edition

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The ANTIQUARIAN SCIENTIST (P.O. Box 448, Southampton, MA 01073 USA; antiqsci@comcast.net), established in 1976, specializes in rare books in science, medicine, and technology. In addition, we offer antique scientific instruments, and appraisals and collection development in these specialty areas. Thus far we have published forty-one illustrated and annotated catalogues. We also co-published the print journal "Rittenhouse" which is devoted to the history of the scientific instrument enterprise in America. We are members of SNEAB and numerous professional societies relating to books, instruments, and the history of science and medicine. It has always been our policy to provide to our clients professional quality services.

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