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Le guide des accoucheurs, ou le maistre dan l'art d'accoucher les femmes, et de les soulager dans les maladies & accidens dont elles sont tres-souvent attaquees . . . Le tout en forme d'examen. Par Jacques Mesnard.

MESNARD, Jacques.

Published by Chez de Bure, Le Breton, Durand, 1753., Paris:, 1753
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8vo. xxxii, 388, [4] pp. 15 engraved plates. Old French mottled calf, spine gilt, red leather label; corners showing, hinges and spine ends worn. Former ownership inscription obscured, ms. on title "Ex libris Julian Galloin, anno 1789." SECOND EDITION, revised, corrected and augmented by the author. Mesnard, "a surgeon of Rouen, who was the first of the French to direct attention to the forceps in a book. The obstetric position was still upon the back with the feet drawn up against the buttocks." [Baas]. Baas, Outlines of the History of Medicine, p. 681; Blake, p. 302. Bookseller Inventory # M0519LV

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Title: Le guide des accoucheurs, ou le maistre dan ...

Publisher: Chez de Bure, Le Breton, Durand, 1753., Paris:

Publication Date: 1753

Binding: Hardcover

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