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Title: De Verloskunde door den Heere J.L.Baudelocque, ... naar den nieuwen, voortreffelijk verbeterden, en aanmerklijk uitgebreiden druk, uit het fransch vertaald, en met eenige aantekeningen vermeerderd door A.Soek, chirurgijn - operateur, en vroedmeester, te Leyden. Met plaaten.
Description: Dordrecht, Bij de Leeuw en Krap, 1790. - 1791. 48vo. 4 parts in 5 vols. W. engr. portr. & 17 engr. fold. pls. Fine contemp. marbled brds., w. spine labels in a light green. (Ex libris van der Hoeven). Comp. G&M 6255 (First French edition 1781): 'Baudelocque invented a pelvimeter and advance the knowledge of pelvimetry and of the mechanism of labour. The external conjugate diameter is known as 'Baudelocque's diameter': DMB 1844 - 1845: 'Soek was an able obstetrician; he performed the abdominal caesarian section at least twice; both mothers recovered, one child died. At the operation the uterus was not ligated. Further he performed the first vaginal caesarian section in Holland with success. Soek discussed this case by letter with Baudeloque, who never had performed this operation.': Hirsch vol. I, p. 379 - 380: 'war seiner Zeit unstreitig der beste Lehrer der Geburtshilfe.' Fassbender, 255/56: Norman Coll. comp. 138: [His] doctrine held sway until the advent of x-rays, which revealed its inadequacy.': First dutch translation.

Keywords: gynaecology obstetrics birth medicine midwifery

Price: EUR 950.00 = appr. US$ 1032.50 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 4676