With 10 color lithograph plates (2 full-page, 8 double-page) with a total of 39 figures. Plate VII after a drawing by the author. Original black cloth, gilt lettering on spine, a bit rubbed; pencil note, underscoring. A fine copy from the library of Dr. Alfred M. Hellman with his bookplate. First edition in book form of the treatise on the mucous membrane of the uterus during menstruation, pregnancy and childbirth periods. It was originally published in Volumes XI and XII or the Archiv für Gynaekologie, Berlin.Leopold (1846-1911) studied at Breslau, Vienna, London and Edinburgh, and became the son-in-law of the distinguished obstetrician Carl Credé. Leopold trained a large number of fine obstetricians and gynecologists while professor at the Dresdner Frauenklinik, as the successor to Winckel. His special interest was in the therapy of the narrow pelvis; surgery for myomata; and Caesarean sections. Leopold "outlined four steps in abdominal palpation, subsequently known as 'leopold maneuvres' for ascertaining the position of the fetus and the progress of labor" (Speert). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Studien über die Uterusschleimhaut während ...
Publisher: August Hirschwald
Publication Date: 1878
Edition: FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM.
Book Description Broschiert. Arch. Gynäk., 11/3. - Leipzig, A.Th. Engelhardt, 1877, 8°, 60 pp., 4 zweiseitige feine farblith. Taf., OBrosch.; mit eingenhändig. Widmung des Verf. Buch. Bookseller Inventory # 22599