Lot 69: DAVIS, David D (1777-1847).  The Principles and Practice of Obstetric Medicine, in a Series of Systemic Dissertations on Midwifery and on the Diseases of Women and Children. London: Taylor and Walton, 1836. 2 volumes, folio. 66 fine lithographed plates by C. Hullmandel after D. Davis, some folding or double-page, only (of 70, plates erratically numbered, occasional staining and spotting). Contemporary brown pebbled cloth (rubbed). FIRST EDITION of the author's most important work. Davis was the chief obstetrician present at the birth of the future Queen Victoria. Garrison-Morton 6273; Welcome II, p. 436. (2)

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Description: DAVIS, David D (1777-1847).  The Principles and Practice of Obstetric Medicine, in a Series of Systemic Dissertations on Midwifery and on the Diseases of Women and Children. London: Taylor and Walton, 1836. 2 volumes, folio. 66 fine lithographed plates by C. Hullmandel after D. Davis, some folding or double-page, only (of 70, plates erratically numbered, occasional staining and spotting). Contemporary brown pebbled cloth (rubbed). FIRST EDITION of the author's most important work. Davis was the chief obstetrician present at the birth of the future Queen Victoria. Garrison-Morton 6273; Welcome II, p. 436. (2)
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