THE BYRTH OF MANKYNDE, OTHERWYSE NAMED THE WOMANS BOKE. Newly Set Forth, Corrected and Augmented, etc.

Item #86-836

Thomas Raynald: n.p. (London) 1552. 9 plates, plates that are present are not original ones. These are from a later edition, possibly 1604,1613, or 1634 since the same figures are in all three on pp 83, 87, and (107)-110 in these ediitons. (These page #'s are present on the plates in this volume.) 7x5", later calf backed marbled boards, (40) p+ 149 folio (no fo. 48 due to misnumbering), cover rubbed. Third Edition. An English translation of "Der Swangern Frawen Und Hebammen Roszgarten" of 1513. This is the earliest printed text-book for midwives. The translation is by Richard Jonas. Garrison and Morton 6139.

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