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    Hand-Colored Plates

    [Obstetrics]. François Joseph Moreau. Traité Pratique des Accouchemens. Paris: Germer Ballière, 1837. First edition of the Atlas volume only, in the rare colored state. Folio. Approximately 16.25 x 11.5 inches. [64]. With sixty lithographed hand-colored plates. Complete. Bound in contemporary marbled boards, with original marbled endleaves. Rebacked in modern blue cloth, with blue gilt morocco lettering label. Some wear to boards, rubbing to spine, text and plates toned and foxed, with bookplate and blank label on front endleaves. A near fine copy. From the collection of Dr. Sugarman.

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    "The art of obstetrics was advanced considerably in nineteenth-century France, and Moreau, a member of the Medical Faculty of Paris, was one of its most active clinicians and writers. This exhaustive text treats the problems of pregnancy, normal and abnormal delivery, and anatomical anomalies of the newborn." (Heirs of Hippocrates, 1454.)



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