OUTLINES OF THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF MIDWIFERY. Alexander HAMILTON.

OUTLINES OF THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF MIDWIFERY

Worcester, MA: Isaiah Thomas, 1794. First Isaiah Thomas Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (5" x 8-1/8") bound in recent full calf leather with gilt decoration to the boards and spine, raised bands, marbled endpapers; 302 pages. Complete with the original endpapers. First published in Edinburgh in 1784 and in America in Philadelphia in 1790, the Isaiah Thomas edition is fairly scarce. Occasional foxing or staining, but generally clean in a Fine, handsome binding. Item #017239

Austin 862; Evans 27084; Heirs of Hippocrates 652: "Hamilton was the first to distinguish and describe uterine and vaginal discharge and he promoted the concept of the perineum as supporting the pelvic structure.... The American edition of his later publication, TREATISE ON THE MANAGEMENT OF FEMALE COMPLAINTS (1793), is the first American publication devoted to the subject of gynecology."

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