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Burton, John, 1710-1771.

An essay towards a complete new system of midwifry : theoretical and practical : together with the descriptions, causes, and methods of removing, or relieving the disorders peculiar to pregnant and lying-in women, and new-born infants : interspersed with several new improvements; ... all drawn up and illustrated with several curious observations, and eighteen copper-plates in four parts / by John Burton.

London : Printed for James Hodges, 1751.
Physical Description:
xix, [5], 391, [25] p., [18] leaves of plate (some folded) : ill. ; 21 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
RG521 .B95 1751
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Illustrated by George Stubbs.
G-M 6268.
ESTC T117270.
George Stubbs, 1724-1806 / [exhibition] Tate Gallery. London, 1984. p. 217.
Subject Terms:
Childbirth -- Early works to 1800.
Hodges, James -- Publisher.
Infants -- Diseases -- Early works to 1800.
Labor (Obstetrics) -- Early works to 1800.
Midwifery -- Early works to 1800.
Obstetrics -- Early works to 1800.
Pregnancy -- Early works to 1800.
Pregnancy Complications -- Early works to 1800.
Women -- Diseases -- Early works to 1800.
Etchings -- 1751.
Stubbs, George, 1724-1806, ill.

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