An Improved System of Midwifery, Adapted to the Reformed Practice of Medicine... to which is annexed, a Compendium of the Treatment of Female and Infantile Diseases.
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Baker & Scribner
Date Published: 1848
Description: Portrait and color frontispiece, plus 47 (of 48) unusual lithographed plates, mostly color (the plates are bound out of sequence with 1 lacking). Several in-text figures. 272pp. 4to, contemporary calf (recased in leather with original black label preserved; scattered foxing throughout). New York: Baker & Scribner, 1848. Very good.
Comments: A treatise on obstetrics, with a supplement on gynecology and pediatrics, by the founder of "Eclecticism" in the United States. Beach "believed in founding the practice of medicine on pathology, in that respect anticipating William Osler." - DAMB (Kelly & Burrage) 78.Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Book ID: 159129