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The Resource The compleat midwifes practice : in the most weighty and high concernments of the birth of man. Containing perfect rules for midwifes 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 midwife to the Queen of France (given 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 midwifery now living in the city of London, and other places. Illustrated with severall cuts in brass. By T.C. I.D. M.S. T.B. practitioners, (electronic resource)

The compleat midwifes practice : in the most weighty and high concernments of the birth of man. Containing perfect rules for midwifes 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 midwife to the Queen of France (given 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 midwifery now living in the city of London, and other places. Illustrated with severall cuts in brass. By T.C. I.D. M.S. T.B. practitioners, (electronic resource)

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The compleat midwifes practice : in the most weighty and high concernments of the birth of man. Containing perfect rules for midwifes 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 midwife to the Queen of France (given to her daughter a little before her death) touching the practice of the said art.
Title
The compleat midwifes practice
Title remainder
in the most weighty and high concernments of the birth of man. Containing perfect rules for midwifes 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 midwife to the Queen of France (given to her daughter a little before her death) touching the practice of the said art.
Statement of responsibility
Published with the approbation and good liking of sundry the most knowing professors of midwifery now living in the city of London, and other places. Illustrated with severall cuts in brass. By T.C. I.D. M.S. T.B. practitioners
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
Cu-RivES
Citation location within source
  • C1817C
  • E.1588[3]
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Boursier, Louise Bourgeois
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Obstetrics
  • Midwives
  • Gynecology
  • Medicine
Target audience
general
Label
The compleat midwifes practice : in the most weighty and high concernments of the birth of man. Containing perfect rules for midwifes 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 midwife to the Queen of France (given 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 midwifery now living in the city of London, and other places. Illustrated with severall cuts in brass. By T.C. I.D. M.S. T.B. practitioners, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
  • Attributed to Thomas Chamberlayne, who initials appear on title page
  • With engraved frontispiece depicting Louise Bourgeois Boursier, midwife to the Queen of France
  • Frontis. = plate
  • Text appears continuous despite pagination
  • P. 148 misnumbered 841
  • Leaf R8 is blank
  • There are 2 bifoliums in this item. The first, inserted following p.2, consists of an engraving of female anatomy on verso of first leaf and letterpress "Explanation of the first figure" on recto of second leaf; the second, inserted following p.108 (2nd sequence), consists of engraving of female and infant anatomy on verso of first leaf and letterpress "Explanation of the third figure" on recto of second leaf
  • Annotation on Thomason copy: "May 12"
  • 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
eebo99859683e
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
16 unnumbered pages, 2 pages, 2 unnumbered pages, 3-841, 94 pages, 2 unnumbered pages, 95-108 pages, 2 unnumbered pages, 109-126 pages, 6 unnumbered leaves of 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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cl0051000007
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The compleat midwifes practice : in the most weighty and high concernments of the birth of man. Containing perfect rules for midwifes 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 midwife to the Queen of France (given 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 midwifery now living in the city of London, and other places. Illustrated with severall cuts in brass. By T.C. I.D. M.S. T.B. practitioners, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Attributed to Thomas Chamberlayne, who initials appear on title page
  • With engraved frontispiece depicting Louise Bourgeois Boursier, midwife to the Queen of France
  • Frontis. = plate
  • Text appears continuous despite pagination
  • P. 148 misnumbered 841
  • Leaf R8 is blank
  • There are 2 bifoliums in this item. The first, inserted following p.2, consists of an engraving of female anatomy on verso of first leaf and letterpress "Explanation of the first figure" on recto of second leaf; the second, inserted following p.108 (2nd sequence), consists of engraving of female and infant anatomy on verso of first leaf and letterpress "Explanation of the third figure" on recto of second leaf
  • Annotation on Thomason copy: "May 12"
  • 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
eebo99859683e
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
16 unnumbered pages, 2 pages, 2 unnumbered pages, 3-841, 94 pages, 2 unnumbered pages, 95-108 pages, 2 unnumbered pages, 109-126 pages, 6 unnumbered leaves of 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
cl0051000007
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote

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