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The Art of Midwifery Improv'd [electronic resource]: Fully and Plainly Laying Down Whatever Instructions Are Requisite to Make a Compleat Midwife. And the Many Errors in All the Books Hitherto Written Upon This Subject Clearly Refuted. Illustrated With Thirty Eight Cuts Curiously Engraven on Copper Plates, Representing in Their Due Proportion the Several Positions of a Foetus. Also a New Method, Demonstrating, How Infants Ill Situated in the Womb, Whether Obliquely, or in a Strait Posture, May, by the Hand Only, Without the Use of Any Instrument, Be Turned Into Their Right Position, Without Hazarding the Life Either of Mother or Child. Written in Latin by Henry à Daventer. Made English. To Which Is Added, a Preface Giving Some Account of This Work, by an Eminent Physician

Deventer, Hendrik van
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for W. Innys, and C. Hitch in Pater-Noster-Row; J. Hodges, near London Bridge; and J. Pemberton in Fleet-Street, MDCCXLVI. [1746]
Edition
The fourth edition corrected
Language
English
Uniform Title
Manuale Operation Deel 1. English
Description
[16], 328 p., 5 plates ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • GK thinks the Dutch edition precedes the Latin.
  • Reproduction of original from Countway Library of Medicine.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
Cited in
English Short Title Catalog, N14581.
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