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Group five (5) medical books. 1st item: "The Art of Midwifery" by Dr. Astruc, printed for J. Nourse, Book[s]eller to his Ma[j]esty, oppo[s]ite Catharine Street in the Strand, 1767. 8 3/8" H x 5 3/8" W x 1 3/4" D. 2nd item: "De Sedibus et Causis Morborum per Anatomem Indagatis" by Giovanni Battista Morgagni, preface by S. A. D. Tissot, M.D., published by Ebroduni, Switzerland, 1791. 10 1/4" H x 8 1/8" W x 1 3/4" D. 3rd item: "The Principles of Midwifery; Including the Diseases of Women and Children" 1st ed., by John Burns, with notes by N. Chapman, M.D., published by Hopkins and Earle, Philadelphia, 1810. 8 3/4" H x 5 1/2" W x 2" D. 4th item: "A Practice of Physic, Comprising Most of the Diseases Not Treated of in "Diseases of Females" and "Diseases of Children" Vol. I, by William P. Dewees, M.D., published by Carey and Lea, Philadelphia, 1830. 9" H x 5 3/4" W x 1 1/4" D. 5th item: "A Practice of Physic, Comprising Most of the Diseases Not Treated of in "Diseases of Females" and "Diseases of Children" Vol. II, by William P. Dewees, M.D., published by Carey and Lea, Philadelphia, 1830. 9" H x 5 3/4" W x 1 1/2" D. Provenance: The estate of Dr. Benjamin H. Caldwell, Nashville, Tennessee. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)

Condition

1st item: Rebound in 20th century in full leather with some original leather, original leather label, and new front and back matter pages. Scattered foxing, dampstaining, surface of original pages. Personal inscription, title page. Ex libris label, inside of front cover. 2nd item: Rebound in 20th century in full leather, original leather label, and new front and back matter pages. Scattered foxing, toning, surface of title pages. 3rd item: Rebound in 20th century in full leather, original leather label, and new front and back matter pages. Scattered foxing, dampstaining, surface of original pages. Personal inscriptions, original front matter pages. Ex libris label, inside of front cover. 4th item: Overall good condition. Wear to covers and spine. Spine cracked. Scattered foxing, surface of pages. and inside of covers. 5th item: Rebound in 20th century in full leather with stamped boards, new leather label, and new front and back matter pages. Wear, fading on spine and back cover. Scattered foxing, surface of original pages.

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5 Medical Books, inc. Women and Children's Health

Estimate $400 - $500Aug 5, 2017