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Title: Abrégé de l'art des accouchements, dans lequel on donne les préceptes nécessaires pour le mettre heureusement en pratique, & ...ouvrage très-utile aux jeunes Sages-femmes,...Nouvelle éd....
Description: Paris, Chez Debure, Père, 1777. W. engr. front portr. & 26 pls. printed in colour. Contemp.full marbled clf. (Sp. & corners dam., hinges weak), gilt.On both covers the gilttooled supralibros of King Louis XVI. (XVI, 208 pp.). (Some quires and pp. loosening, title p.some spots.).(Front endp. ex libris Jonkers and Treub). In a mod. hlf.clf. protective box, w.spine label. 4th edition (3rd illustrated thus). Fasbender p. 245, note 4.: discussing Le Boursier's use of a model for gynaecological instruction.: Hirsch I, p. 656/7 ( Bourgeois): ' Zu derselben Familie gehörte Mad. Angelique-Marguerite Boursier du Coudray.': Blake, p.260: Waller 5656: Joseph. Bibl. Comp. p. 382 (Ed. 1785): With a portrait of the authoress and a series of 26 plates printed in colours of the foetus in utero during its development. The pls. engraved and executed by J. Robert together with Gautier Dagoty and Tardieu, pupil of Le Blon, and later on collaborator until Le Blon's death. See Lilien, p. 71 a.o.pl.: Burch, p. 59/61: One of the bookplates on the front end papers of Prof. Treub, (See DMB p. 1996/98:), '...a prolific writer...lectured at national and international congresses...contributed to foreign medical books....': Nina Rattner Gelbart, USA, 1998], 'The King's Midwife, A history and Mystery of Madame du Coudray':

Keywords: plate medicine obstetrics printing gynaecology authors female writers women

Price: EUR 1850.00 = appr. US$ 2010.67 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 1679