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A Collection of Preternatural Cases and Observations in Midwifery. Compleating the design of illustrating his First Volume, on that Subject. Vol. III by  M.D  William - Hardcover - 1764 - from Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB and Biblio.com

A Collection of Preternatural Cases and Observations in Midwifery. Compleating the design of illustrating his First Volume, on that Subject. Vol. III

by Smellie, William, M.D

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no city / London: The Classics of Obstetrics & Gynecology Library / D. Wilson and T. Durham, 1764. Modern facsimile in pressed leather boards, gilt-titled and decorated in period style; caveat emptor, may be "reconstituted" leather. All edges gilt (overbright) with faux marbled endpapers; on the plus side, text is quite legible for a facsimile: viii, 544p., index. A nice squat little volume in perfect condition. Note that volume III is widely available solo, it must be the most curious one, although there were plates but none here, these appearing in the earlier books. Special edition. "This special edition has been privatrely printed for the members of The Classics of Obstetrics & Gynecology Library by Quebecor Printing Kingsport. Film was prepared from the first edition of 1764.. New type matter was composed by P&M Glatfelter Company. The volume has been bound in genuine leather .. Endleaves are a specially commissioned design of Iris Nevins. Cover stamping and design of the blah blah blah..



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