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Hand-Atlas der Gynaekologie und Geburtshuelfe

Martin, Eduard

Published by Hirschwald, Berlin, 1862
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Martin, Eduard (1809-75). Hand-Atlas der Gynakologie und Geburtsh lfe. 4to. viii, 163 [1]pp. 71 lithographed plates. Berlin: A. Hirschwald, 1862. 247 x 178 mm. Original boards, cloth backstrip, a little worn & shaken, front hinge cracked. Occasional minor foxing, but very good. Library stamp on title and front paste-down. First Edition. Martin, a pupil of Naegele, was professor of gynecology at the University of Berlin, and a leading obstetrician and gynecologist of his time. A prolific writer, Martin was among those who contributed significantly to the 19th-century expansion of knowledge of the physiology and pathology of obstetrics and the diseases of women. He also invented several instruments, including a short-handled forceps illustrated in plate LXXI of his Hand-Atlas. Ricci (p. 513) mentions Martin's attempt to cure ectopic pregnancy via puncture through the abdominal wall. Cutter & Viets, p. 98. Das, Obstetric Forceps, pp. 328-29. Hirsch. Bookseller Inventory # 30707

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Title: Hand-Atlas der Gynaekologie und Geburtshuelfe

Publisher: Hirschwald, Berlin

Publication Date: 1862

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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