An Essay Towards a Complete New System of Midwifry by John Burton with 18 pull-out copper plates by George Stubbs, renowned 18th century English artist. London: James Hodges, 1751. First Edition. 415 pages. Hardcover, rebound in contemporary red leather and illustrated in black and white. Clean firm with edge darkening of few pages and previous library stamp on title page. An important medial treatise, one of the first discussions of caesarean sections.
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