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12mo. 291 pp. 6 woodcut plates and other woodcut figures; title with small hole, ffep present in fragment. Lightly foxed. Original quarter mauve cloth, blue-green boards; upper joint and all edges repaired with kozo. Ownership signature of William Salmon, MD (title). Good. An early manual of sex, pregnancy, midwifery, and child-rearing. Features some illustrations of human monsters, twins in the womb, a woman with four arms, a fully-hairy child (see: "Of monsters, and monstrous births"). Much less technical than those intended for the physicians of the time, this pseudonomously written book was intended for common consumption.
Title: The Works of Aristotle, the Famous Philosopher.
Publisher: New York:, Independently published, 1841.: 1841
lbs: 2.00 lbs
Seller ID: PW1034