Hardcover, Venezia: Andrea Santini e Figlio, 1816. Third Edition. Good with no dust jacket.
Book is in the Italian language, translated from the original German. Sound binding. Hinges starting. Pages clean, tanned. Cloth over boards is heavily worn with bumped corners, wear at spine ends, soiling and scuffing, with leather labels on spine for title and volumes abraded. 18 finely engraved fold-out plates, one of which has a closed tear. All plates are creased but high rag content of paper will allow for pressing smooth if desired. Both Parte I and Parte II are included in this single volume. ; Very detailed obstetrics text describing normal course of pregnancy, means of delivery (including birthing chairs), and difficult deliveries (illustrations show the use of forceps, and other medical devices are also illustrated). ; 8.0" tall; 391 pages.