London: The New Sydenham Society, 1859. Hard Cover. 8vo. Very Good / No Jacket. Item #004619
First edition thus. Original brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Gilt portrait device and blind framing to front board, blind frame to rear. Rebacked spine, original spine strip laid down, original boards, hinges repaired. A.E.R. liii, , 235 pp. B&W illustrations in-text. "With a prefatory essay by Robert Ferguson, physician extraordinary to the Queen, consulting physician to King's College Hospital, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians." Soiling to edges of text block. Some light rubbing to cloth spine, bumping and wear to corners. Bookplate to front pastedown. Embossed library stamp of Sheffield General Infirmary Library to ffep. Binder's ticket of Westley's & Co., London to rear pastedown. A few light pencil annotations, but interior mostly clean and unmarked. A treatise on diseases and complications of pregnancy and childbirth.