Systeme nouveau et complet de L'Art des Accouchements, tant theorique que pratique, Avec la Description des Maladies particulières aux Femmes enceintes, aux Femmes en couche, & aux Enfans nouveau-nés. Traduit de l'Anglois...Par M. Le Moine. Ouvrage enrichi des Notes, avec 18 Figures.

Paris, J.Th. Hérissant, 1771. 8vo. Contemp. full calf. Raised bands, richly gilt spine, titlelabel with gilt lettering. Spine ends a bit worn. A small nick to top of spine. Slightly rubbed. XII,(4),XXII,615,(1) pp. a. 18 folded engraved plates.The 8 first leaves (Dedication and Preface) with a dampstain in lower right corner. Otherwise fine and clean, printed on good paper.

First French edition. "Burton was the first to suggest that puerperal fever is contagious" (Garrison & Morton No. 6268 (Engl. ed.). - Waller No. 1667 (only the Engl. ed.). - Wellcome II, p. 277. There seems to be published an additional part (or is it so that a 12mo-edition from the same year is published in 2 vols.), although the present volume is a finished work.

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