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“ For the Instruction
of Obstetricians and Midwifes ”
via a “for Its Splendid Plates
especially Ambitious Work”
Maygrier, J(ean)-P(ierre). Nouvelles Démonstrations d’Accouchemens. With lithographed portrait frontispiece and about 200 individual illustrations on
80 stipple plates
by Charles Aimé Forestier (Paris 1789 – after 1831) & François-Louis Couché (Couché fils, 1782 Paris 1849) after Antoine Chazal (1793 Paris 1854). Paris, Béchet, Libraire, Place de l’École de Médicine, 1822 (– c. 1827). X, 80 pp., 1 leaf contents. FACSIMILE EDITION (fol., 16½ × 11 in [42 × 28 cm]) along with accompanying booklet in German (sm. 4to, 10⅝ × 7¼ in [27 × 18.5 cm], 36 pp. incl. wrapper, paperback). Ilkley/England, The Scolar Press for Editions Medicina Rara (New York), c. mid-1970s. Black orig. h. leather with broad leather corners, shining red spine label, gilt back & gilt cover fillets as well as colored marbled covers in orig. board slipcase lined in black with head/tail edges likewise in black.
No. CVIII/500 copies of the de-luxe edition in half leather numbered in Roman by hand (total edition 2800 copies, the 2500 ordinary copies of which in h. cloth numbered Arabic), bound at Weatherby-Woolnough, Wellingborough, England.
First facsimilization of this extraordinary plate work .
From the copy of the University Library Freiburg/Breisgau. – Pages 21-24 paginated incorrectly as 25-28, which latter therefore are counted twice. – As good as new.
Offer no. 29,007 / EUR 230. (c. US$ 278.) + shipping