A Synopsis of the Various Kinds of Difficult Parturition.
Philadelphia: Thomas Dobson, 1816. First edition 8vo. 297 pp. Note to former owner to fpd. Slight foxing to front end pages, fore-edge, and sections of the book throughout. Slight creasing to spine. Slight scratching and wear to covers. Hinge split to fpd. Slight damp staining to rpd. Frep is creased. 5 plates and one folding chart. Folding charts and plates have foxing. "Merriman's Synopsis of the various kinds of difficult parturition with Practical remarks on the management of labours. With notes and additions by Dr. James to which is added a dissertation on the retroversion of the womb." Chapters include Natural Labour, Difficult Labour, Lingering Labour, Powerless Labour, Malpositions of the Head, Deformity of Pelvis, and much more. Good Leather (Item ID: 57492)