A Synopsis of the Various Kinds of Difficult Parturition, with Practical Remarks on the Management of Labours. With Notes and Additions, by Thomas C. James.WITH A Dissertation of Regroversion of the Wombincluding some obserbations of Extra-Uterine Gestati

Philadelphia Thomas Dobson 1816-1817 8vo. Contemporary sheep with later spine, Wear to edges and corners of boards, double gilt lines defining panels on spine. Collation: viii, [9]-297 pp + 5 copper engraved plates and folding table; viii, 80pp. Text has variable foxing from minor to moderate, usual browning of paper. Very Good Contemporary sheep (Item ID: 0000560)


This is the first American edition of both works by Merriman. In sighatures of Jacob H. Eberhard and Chs. F. Dickenrtsin (sic) present on ffep. Merriman was an English physician who specialized in midwifery. "He is said to have attended more that ten thousand labours; in one year alone he attended 362." (ODNB). (Austin 1293, 1294)

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