1832 An Account of Some of the Most Important Diseases Peculiar to Women
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First Edition, Illustrated, Leather Binding
The first edition thus of this work, being the first U.S. edition. With a half-title. With an advert slip bound in before the half-title. With two pages of publisher's adverts to the rear. A fascinating work on medical issues of women, looking at the diseases that were often peculiar to women. In particular issues irritable uterus, polypus of the uterus, the fevers of lying-in women, haemorrhage from the uterus, and more. Illustrated with the occasional in-text illustrations. Written by Robert Gooch, who was an English physician. Prior owner's ink inscription and institutional stamp to the title page.
In a quarter calf binding with marbled paper to the boards. Externally, generally smart, though with a dampstain to the rear board. A little bumping to the extremities. Minor fading to the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean with the odd spot to the first and last few pages. Prior owner's ink inscription and institutional stamp to the title page.
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