HANDBUCH DER GESHULFE, Ludwig Friedrich Froriep - 1804


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Theoretisch-Praktisches Handbuch Der Geburtshulfe zum Gebrauche bei Akademischen Vorlesungen und fur angehende Geburtshelfer

by Ludwig Friedrich Froriep

Published by: Landes-Industrie-Comptoirs, Weimar, 1804.

Hardback is overall in GOOD condition.

  • Volume is in good overall condition with moderate wear to covers, and occasional tears to pages inside.
  • Quarterbound leather.
  • Covers feature dotted design, and display overall fading with edgewear and rubbing occasionally exposing boards.
  • Boards are exposed at corners, where leather has entirely rubbed off on upper corner of front. (See photos) 
  • Spine features light brown titleblock with gilt, and exhibits pronounced rubbing, with some darkening and cracking. 
  • Binding is secure.
  • Front fep displays signature from previous owner. 
  • Pastedowns display some shadows.
  • Interior is gently age-toned, with scarce occasional foxing.
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks. 
  • Several pages inside show damage with tears and creases. (See photos)
  • Textblock edges show some toning, with foxing along foot.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • SC20180830

475 pages. 5 x 7.75 inches.

A 19th century reference on obstetrics, for historical and medical reference. Each step of a birth, natural related processes, and the assistance needed, are described in detail to help the student get an overall and precise understanding of the science of obstetrics. A practicing surgeon as well as publisher, the author was closely acquainted with Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. He was also the father of a physician and the beginning of a family of medical inclinations, and the son of theologists.

Second Edition, revised and improved. Includes a fold-out copper plate showing the various stages of pregnancy. With preface and introduction. 

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Year Printed: 1804
Modified Item: No
Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany
Topic: Medicine
Binding: Leather
Region: Europe
Author: Ludwig Friedrich Froriep
Subject: Science & Medicine
Original/Facsimile: Original
Language: German
Publisher: Landes-Industrie-Comptoirs
Place of Publication: Weimar
Special Attributes: 2nd Edition
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