New York: The Devin-Adair Company, 1919. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo. Very Good. Item #002452
vii, , 273 p.p., . Original red cloth boards with gilt titling to spine and front board and blind stamped device and panel to front. Bumping to spine ends, soiling to joints, a few small damp stains to boards, small spot of wear to foot of front board. Foxing to edges of text block. Offsetting to endpapers. B&W illustrations + frontis. of a vasectomy. A fascinating tome exploring the ethical, medical, and scientific questions about when life begins and ends, and it deals extensively with issues of abortion and complications during pregnancy.