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The Resource The compleat midvvife's practice enlarged : In the most weighty and high concernments of the birth of man. Containing perfect rules for midwives and nurses, as also for women in their conception, bearing, and nursing of children: from the experience, not onely of our English, but also the most accomplisht and absolute practicers among the French, Spanish, Italian, and other nations. A work so plain, that the weakest capacity may easily attain the knowledge of the whole art. With instructions of the Queen of France's midwife to her daughter, a little before her death, touching the practice of the said art. Published with the approbation and good liking of sundry the most knowing professors of midwifry, now living in the City of London, and other places. Illustrated with severall cuts in brasse, (electronic resource)

The compleat midvvife's practice enlarged : In the most weighty and high concernments of the birth of man. Containing perfect rules for midwives and nurses, as also for women in their conception, bearing, and nursing of children: from the experience, not onely of our English, but also the most accomplisht and absolute practicers among the French, Spanish, Italian, and other nations. A work so plain, that the weakest capacity may easily attain the knowledge of the whole art. With instructions of the Queen of France's midwife to her daughter, a little before her death, touching the practice of the said art. Published with the approbation and good liking of sundry the most knowing professors of midwifry, now living in the City of London, and other places. Illustrated with severall cuts in brasse, (electronic resource)

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The compleat midvvife's practice enlarged : In the most weighty and high concernments of the birth of man. Containing perfect rules for midwives and nurses, as also for women in their conception, bearing, and nursing of children: from the experience, not onely of our English, but also the most accomplisht and absolute practicers among the French, Spanish, Italian, and other nations. A work so plain, that the weakest capacity may easily attain the knowledge of the whole art. With instructions of the Queen of France's midwife to her daughter, a little before her death, touching the practice of the said art. Published with the approbation and good liking of sundry the most knowing professors of midwifry, now living in the City of London, and other places. Illustrated with severall cuts in brasse
Title
The compleat midvvife's practice enlarged
Title remainder
In the most weighty and high concernments of the birth of man. Containing perfect rules for midwives and nurses, as also for women in their conception, bearing, and nursing of children: from the experience, not onely of our English, but also the most accomplisht and absolute practicers among the French, Spanish, Italian, and other nations. A work so plain, that the weakest capacity may easily attain the knowledge of the whole art. With instructions of the Queen of France's midwife to her daughter, a little before her death, touching the practice of the said art. Published with the approbation and good liking of sundry the most knowing professors of midwifry, now living in the City of London, and other places. Illustrated with severall cuts in brasse
Title variation
Compleat midwife's practice enlarged
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
Cu-RivES
Citation location within source
  • C1817D
  • E.1723[1]
Citation source
  • Wing (2nd ed., 1994)
  • Thomason
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Chamberlayne, Thomas
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • approximately 1563-1636
  • 1616-1654
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Boursier, Louise Bourgeois
  • Culpeper, Nicholas
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  • Obstetrics
  • Gynecology
  • Midwives
  • Medicine
Target audience
general
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The compleat midvvife's practice enlarged : In the most weighty and high concernments of the birth of man. Containing perfect rules for midwives and nurses, as also for women in their conception, bearing, and nursing of children: from the experience, not onely of our English, but also the most accomplisht and absolute practicers among the French, Spanish, Italian, and other nations. A work so plain, that the weakest capacity may easily attain the knowledge of the whole art. With instructions of the Queen of France's midwife to her daughter, a little before her death, touching the practice of the said art. Published with the approbation and good liking of sundry the most knowing professors of midwifry, now living in the City of London, and other places. Illustrated with severall cuts in brasse, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
  • Attributed to Thomas Chamberlayne
  • An expanded edition of "The compleat midwifes practice" (Wing C1817C), originally published in 1656 and attributed to Thomas Chamberlayne
  • With engraved frontispiece depicting Louise Bourgeois Boursier, midwife to the Queen of France
  • Frontis. = plate
  • "A full supply of such most useful and admirable secrets, which Mr. Nicholas Culpeper, .. in the Art of midwifry, have hitherto wilfully passed by, .. and wholly omitted; .. By T. Chamberlain. M.P." has a separate dated title page; pagination and register are continuous
  • The final 5 leaves are an advertisement for books sold by Nath. Brooks; register is continuous
  • Annotation on Thomason copy: "Aug:"
  • Reproduction of the original in the British Library
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
eebo99868601e
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
  • The second edition corrected, /
  • by R.C. I.D. M.S. T.B. practitioners of the said art. With a full supply of those rare secrets which Mr. Culpeper in his brief treatise of midwifry, and other English writers, have kept close to themselves, concealed, or wholly omitted.
Extent
16 unnumbered pages, 309 pages, 11 unnumbered pages, 6 unnumbered plates
File format
one file format
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
lossless
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
portrait
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cl0051000008
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
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The compleat midvvife's practice enlarged : In the most weighty and high concernments of the birth of man. Containing perfect rules for midwives and nurses, as also for women in their conception, bearing, and nursing of children: from the experience, not onely of our English, but also the most accomplisht and absolute practicers among the French, Spanish, Italian, and other nations. A work so plain, that the weakest capacity may easily attain the knowledge of the whole art. With instructions of the Queen of France's midwife to her daughter, a little before her death, touching the practice of the said art. Published with the approbation and good liking of sundry the most knowing professors of midwifry, now living in the City of London, and other places. Illustrated with severall cuts in brasse, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Attributed to Thomas Chamberlayne
  • An expanded edition of "The compleat midwifes practice" (Wing C1817C), originally published in 1656 and attributed to Thomas Chamberlayne
  • With engraved frontispiece depicting Louise Bourgeois Boursier, midwife to the Queen of France
  • Frontis. = plate
  • "A full supply of such most useful and admirable secrets, which Mr. Nicholas Culpeper, .. in the Art of midwifry, have hitherto wilfully passed by, .. and wholly omitted; .. By T. Chamberlain. M.P." has a separate dated title page; pagination and register are continuous
  • The final 5 leaves are an advertisement for books sold by Nath. Brooks; register is continuous
  • Annotation on Thomason copy: "Aug:"
  • Reproduction of the original in the British Library
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
eebo99868601e
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
  • The second edition corrected, /
  • by R.C. I.D. M.S. T.B. practitioners of the said art. With a full supply of those rare secrets which Mr. Culpeper in his brief treatise of midwifry, and other English writers, have kept close to themselves, concealed, or wholly omitted.
Extent
16 unnumbered pages, 309 pages, 11 unnumbered pages, 6 unnumbered plates
File format
one file format
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
lossless
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
portrait
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
cl0051000008
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote

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