De l'Indecence aux Hommes d'Accoucher les Femmes, et de l'Obligation aux Femmes de ...

De l'Indecence aux Hommes d'Accoucher les Femmes, et de l'Obligation aux Femmes de Nourrir leurs Enfans: Pour montrer par des raisons de Physique, de Morale, & de Medecine, que les meres n'exposeroient ni leurs vies ni celles de leurs enfans, en se passant ordinairement d'Accoucheurs & de Nourrices

Hecquet, Philippe

Published by L'Imprimerie de S.A.S., Trevoux, France, 1708
Condition: Very Good + Hardcover
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"Et se vend Paris. Chez Jacques Etienne Libraire." 94, 145, [7] p.; 15 cm. Contemporary full calf with six spine compartments between raised bands. Red morocco label in second compartment with gilt-tooled title: "L'Inec aux Hommes." Gilt-tooled decoration in remaining compartments and on board edges. All page edges speckled red. Woodcut head pieces and initial letters. In an old hand on the title page: "par mr hecquet." First edition of Philippe Hecquet's important condemnation of men displacing women as midwives. The second part of the book advises women on feeding infants, including breastfeeding. In Very Good+ Condition: slight loss of leather at head of spine; edges are rubbed; back joint weak at head of spine; hinges are tight; pages are clean and tight. Bookseller Inventory # 002135

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Title: De l'Indecence aux Hommes d'Accoucher les ...

Publisher: L'Imprimerie de S.A.S., Trevoux, France

Publication Date: 1708

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good +

Edition: First Edition.

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