A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON THE DISEASES OF FEMALES, Full Leather 1845 1st American
Ashwell, Samuel, M.D., A PRACTICAL TREATISE on the DISEASES PECULIAR TO WOMEN, ILLUSTRATED BY CASES, DERIVED FROM HOSPITAL AND PRIVATE PRACTICE, Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1845. First American Edition full leather w/gilt titling on thin black leather label, 8vo (9.0625 x 5.625"), good+, n.a., 520pp., 32pp. adv. Binding tight in joints and hinges, general wear to all external edges of boards, unreadable previous owner's signature to front free fly-leaf, text block paper slightly age toned and moderately foxed and stained, printed without any illustrations.
A fascinating glimpse into the female world of 175 years ago. A fabulous sector of Captured Tyme - quite the distinctive medical book indeed!