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The Resource The complete midvvife's practice enlarged : in the most weighty and high concernments of the birth of man. Containing a perfect directory, or rules for midwives and nurses. As also a guide for women in their conception, bearing and nursing of children: from the experience of our English viz. Sir Theodore Mayern, Dr. Chamberlain, Mr. Nich Culpeper. and others of forreign nations. With instructions of the Queen of France's midwife to her daughter, a little before her death, touching the practice of the said art. The fourth edition enlarged, with the addition of Sir Theodore Mayerns rare secrets in midwifry, with the approbation of sundry the most knowing professors of midwifry now living in the city of London, and other places, viz. R.C. J.D. M.S. T.B.W.C.M.H. practitioners of the said art. With a further discovery of those secrets kept close in the breast of Mr. Nich. Culpeper, and other English writers; never made publick till now. A work so plain, that the weakest capacity may easily attain the knowledge of the whole art. Illu, (electronic resource)

The complete midvvife's practice enlarged : in the most weighty and high concernments of the birth of man. Containing a perfect directory, or rules for midwives and nurses. As also a guide for women in their conception, bearing and nursing of children: from the experience of our English viz. Sir Theodore Mayern, Dr. Chamberlain, Mr. Nich Culpeper. and others of forreign nations. With instructions of the Queen of France's midwife to her daughter, a little before her death, touching the practice of the said art. The fourth edition enlarged, with the addition of Sir Theodore Mayerns rare secrets in midwifry, with the approbation of sundry the most knowing professors of midwifry now living in the city of London, and other places, viz. R.C. J.D. M.S. T.B.W.C.M.H. practitioners of the said art. With a further discovery of those secrets kept close in the breast of Mr. Nich. Culpeper, and other English writers; never made publick till now. A work so plain, that the weakest capacity may easily attain the knowledge of the whole art. Illu, (electronic resource)

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The complete midvvife's practice enlarged : in the most weighty and high concernments of the birth of man. Containing a perfect directory, or rules for midwives and nurses. As also a guide for women in their conception, bearing and nursing of children: from the experience of our English viz. Sir Theodore Mayern, Dr. Chamberlain, Mr. Nich Culpeper. and others of forreign nations. With instructions of the Queen of France's midwife to her daughter, a little before her death, touching the practice of the said art. The fourth edition enlarged, with the addition of Sir Theodore Mayerns rare secrets in midwifry, with the approbation of sundry the most knowing professors of midwifry now living in the city of London, and other places, viz. R.C. J.D. M.S. T.B.W.C.M.H. practitioners of the said art. With a further discovery of those secrets kept close in the breast of Mr. Nich. Culpeper, and other English writers; never made publick till now. A work so plain, that the weakest capacity may easily attain the knowledge of the whole art. Illu
Title
The complete midvvife's practice enlarged
Title remainder
in the most weighty and high concernments of the birth of man. Containing a perfect directory, or rules for midwives and nurses. As also a guide for women in their conception, bearing and nursing of children: from the experience of our English viz. Sir Theodore Mayern, Dr. Chamberlain, Mr. Nich Culpeper. and others of forreign nations. With instructions of the Queen of France's midwife to her daughter, a little before her death, touching the practice of the said art. The fourth edition enlarged, with the addition of Sir Theodore Mayerns rare secrets in midwifry, with the approbation of sundry the most knowing professors of midwifry now living in the city of London, and other places, viz. R.C. J.D. M.S. T.B.W.C.M.H. practitioners of the said art. With a further discovery of those secrets kept close in the breast of Mr. Nich. Culpeper, and other English writers; never made publick till now. A work so plain, that the weakest capacity may easily attain the knowledge of the whole art. Illu
Title variation
Complete midwife's practice enlarged
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
Cu-RivES
Citation location within source
C1817F
Citation source
Wing (CD-ROM, 1996)
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Chamberlayne, Thomas
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • approximately 1563-1636
  • 1573-1655
  • 1616-1654
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  • Boursier, Louise Bourgeois
  • Mayerne, Théodore Turquet de
  • Culpeper, Nicholas
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  • Obstetrics
  • Midwives
  • Gynecology
  • Medicine
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general
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The complete midvvife's practice enlarged : in the most weighty and high concernments of the birth of man. Containing a perfect directory, or rules for midwives and nurses. As also a guide for women in their conception, bearing and nursing of children: from the experience of our English viz. Sir Theodore Mayern, Dr. Chamberlain, Mr. Nich Culpeper. and others of forreign nations. With instructions of the Queen of France's midwife to her daughter, a little before her death, touching the practice of the said art. The fourth edition enlarged, with the addition of Sir Theodore Mayerns rare secrets in midwifry, with the approbation of sundry the most knowing professors of midwifry now living in the city of London, and other places, viz. R.C. J.D. M.S. T.B.W.C.M.H. practitioners of the said art. With a further discovery of those secrets kept close in the breast of Mr. Nich. Culpeper, and other English writers; never made publick till now. A work so plain, that the weakest capacity may easily attain the knowledge of the whole art. Illu, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
  • Page 322 is misnumbered 12[?]
  • An expanded edition of "The compleat midwifes practice" (Wing C1817C), originally published in 1656 and attributed to Thomas Chamberlayne
  • With engraved frontispiece illustration depicting Louise Bourgeois Boursier, midwife to the Queen of France
  • The words "Sir Theodore ... Culpeper." are enclosed in braces on title page
  • Signatures: [A] [B]4 chi2 A-X
  • Chi2 is a bifolium consisting of letterpress "The explication of the figure" on verso of first leaf and an engraving of female anatomy on recto of second leaf
  • "Rare secrets brought to light" has separate dated title page; pagination and register are continuous
  • Reproduction of original in the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London
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file reproduced from microform
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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black and white
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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eebo99897766e
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unknown
Extent
28 unnumbered pages, 12[?] [i.e. 322], 14 unnumbered pages, 3 unnumbered leaves of plates
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one file format
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electronic
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lossless
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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portrait
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cl0037000106
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Electronic reproduction.
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The complete midvvife's practice enlarged : in the most weighty and high concernments of the birth of man. Containing a perfect directory, or rules for midwives and nurses. As also a guide for women in their conception, bearing and nursing of children: from the experience of our English viz. Sir Theodore Mayern, Dr. Chamberlain, Mr. Nich Culpeper. and others of forreign nations. With instructions of the Queen of France's midwife to her daughter, a little before her death, touching the practice of the said art. The fourth edition enlarged, with the addition of Sir Theodore Mayerns rare secrets in midwifry, with the approbation of sundry the most knowing professors of midwifry now living in the city of London, and other places, viz. R.C. J.D. M.S. T.B.W.C.M.H. practitioners of the said art. With a further discovery of those secrets kept close in the breast of Mr. Nich. Culpeper, and other English writers; never made publick till now. A work so plain, that the weakest capacity may easily attain the knowledge of the whole art. Illu, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Page 322 is misnumbered 12[?]
  • An expanded edition of "The compleat midwifes practice" (Wing C1817C), originally published in 1656 and attributed to Thomas Chamberlayne
  • With engraved frontispiece illustration depicting Louise Bourgeois Boursier, midwife to the Queen of France
  • The words "Sir Theodore ... Culpeper." are enclosed in braces on title page
  • Signatures: [A] [B]4 chi2 A-X
  • Chi2 is a bifolium consisting of letterpress "The explication of the figure" on verso of first leaf and an engraving of female anatomy on recto of second leaf
  • "Rare secrets brought to light" has separate dated title page; pagination and register are continuous
  • Reproduction of original in the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London
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
eebo99897766e
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
28 unnumbered pages, 12[?] [i.e. 322], 14 unnumbered pages, 3 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
cl0037000106
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote

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