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Medicine, Women

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1 ALLEN, Mrs. S. S., et al (editors) The Mother’s Assistant and Young Lady’s Friend
Boston: Cyrus Stone 1853 hardcover 2 
Boston:: Cyrus Stone. 1853. hardcover. 2. 8vo. 203, 204 pp. Musical scores, figures, 6 plates of educational scenes, 6 hand-colored plates of flowers; foxing throughout. Full gilt stamped blind tooled pictorial brown cloth; extremities a bit worn, corners bumped. Very good. . First edition. Comprehensive guide for mothers educating children with songs, poems, illustrations and moral lessons. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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2 BUCHAN, William (1729-1805) Advice to Mothers on the Subject of their Own Health and on the Means of Promoting the Health, Strength, and Beauty, of their Offspring
Philadelphia: Printed by John Bioren 1804 hardcover 2 
Philadelphia:: Printed by John Bioren. 1804. hardcover. 2. 8vo. (4), 344 pp. Contemporary boards; spine worn, boards loose, boards stained. Early ownership rubber stamps of C. F. Godfrey Lisbon, NH. Very good. . First American edition. “In the book, Buchan provides practical advice on health matters to women before marriage, rules of conduct during pregnancy and childbirth, and recommendations for the nursing and rearing of children.” Heirs of Hippocrates 994. Buchan was a Scottish physician who published several important books on medicine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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3 CHURCHILL, Fleetwood (ed., 1808-1878). Essays on the Puerperal Fever and Other Diseases Peculiar to Women. Selected from the Writings of British Authors Previous to the Close of the Eighteenth Century.
Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1850. 
At head of title: By Request of the Sydenham Society. 8vo. 464, (ads. 32) pp. Tables, errata slip inserted at p. 265, index; foxing throughout. Original full sheep, gilt stamped black leather label; extremities worn. Early ownership signature of W. A. Hall. Very good. First American edition. Articles include: Dr. Joseph Clarke on the Puerperal Fever, & Dr. Leake on the Childbed Fever. First Edition. 
Price: 195.00 USD
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