Catalogue and report of obstetrical and other instruments exhibited at the conversazione of the Obstetrical Society of London, held, by permission, at the Royal College of Physicians, March 28th, 1866
by OBSTETRICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON
London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1867. FIRST AND ONLY EDITION. With numerous text illustrations. Original blind-stamped pebbled cloth, gilt stamp of the Obstetrical Society of London on front cover, wear to spine; interior excellent. First and only edition. "The exhibition of obstetrical and other instruments . . . will probably form an epoch in the history of midwifery in this and other countries; for it is no exaggeration to say . . . that it was 'one of the most astonishing historical displays of the mechanical appliances of the obstetrical . . . art ever colleted in one room.' The exhibition was inaugurated by a converzatione, at which about 600 Fellows of the Society and visitors, including many eminent foreign physicians, were present" (preface). The exhibits are arranged in alphabetical order and a list of exhibitors appears at the end. Included is a comparative tabulation of British and foreign forceps exhibited.
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