By William Smellie
Edinburgh   Charles Elliot
8.5" by 5" [3], iv, [1], 2-106, [2pp]
A scarce early textbook on midwifery by William Smellie, an important work illustrated throughout.
By William Smellie

1787 A Set of Anatomical Tables, With Explanations, and an Abridgment of the Practice of Midwifery

Edinburgh   Charles Elliot
8.5" by 5" [3], iv, [1], 2-106, [2pp]
A scarce early textbook on midwifery by William Smellie, an important work illustrated throughout.
£245.00
: 0.5kgs / : 798P30

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Description

Illustrated, Leather Binding, Scarce

A scarce work.

ESTC citation number N22231.

Illustrated with, thirty-eight plates.

Collated, bound without plates xvi and xxx.

William Smellie's early and important study and guidebook on midwifery, presenting here a set of anatomical tables complete with explanations.

A new edition, corrected and revised by A. Hamilton.

Two pages of adverts to the rear.

Institutional label of the Wigan Free Public Library to the front paste down.

Condition

In a full marbled calf binding. Externally, with some loss to the backstrip. Institutional label to the tail of the spine. A little loss to the spine label. Front joint is starting. Light bumping to the extremities. A few light marks to the boards and spine. Spine is a little discoloured. Front hinge is strained, rear hinge is starting but firm. Institutional label to the front paste down. Bound without the rear endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are lightly age-toned and generally clean with some spots. Blind stamp to the title page, and to a couple of plates and pages. Small repairs to the head of the title page. Prior owner's tape repair to the gutter after the title page. Stamp to the reverse of the title page, and a little remnants of a label. Prior owner's ink inscription to the head of page 1. Small repairs to a couple of pages of text. Tidemark to the plates.

Good

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