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Title The complete midvvife's practice enlarged in the most weighty and high concernments of the birth of man. [electronic resource] : 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 [sic] Viz. [brace] Sir Theodore Mayern, Dr. Chamberlain, Mr. Nich. Culpeper [brace] and others of foreign nations. With instructions of the queen of France's midwife to her daughter ... touching the practice of the said art. With a further discovery of those secrets kept close in the breast of Mr. Nich. Culpeper ... Illustrated with several cuts in brass.

Published London : Printed for Robert Hartford at the Angel in Cornhill, near the Royal Exchange,, 1680.


Location Call No. Status
Edition 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 ...
Physical description [24], 322, [14] p., [7?] leaves of plates : ill., port.
Series Early English books online
Notes Wing (2nd ed.) attributes to Thomas Chamberlayne; parts also attributed to Hugh Chamberlen, and others.
"Rare secrets brought to light, which for many years were locked up in the breast of ... Sir Theodore Mayern ... London, 1696" (p. [291]-326) has special t.p.
Advertisement: "Books printed for Obadiah Blagrave ..." p. 128-[14].
Imperfect: only four plates present, of six described in the volume in addition to frontispiece.
Running title of second part: Sir Theodore Mayern's rare secrets in midwifry.
Reproduction of original in: British Library.
Wing (2nd ed.) C1817FA
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 2604:3) s1999 miun s
Other author Chamberlen, Hugh.
Chamberlayne, Thomas.
Culpeper, Nicholas, 1616-1654.
Boursier, Louise Bourgeois, ca. 1563-1636.
Mayerne, Théodore Turquet de, Sir, 1573-1655.
Subject Obstetrics -- England -- Early works to 1800.
Gynecology -- England -- Early works to 1800.
Medicine -- Early works to 1800.
Variant Title Complete midwife's practice enlarged
Complete midwife her practice enlarged
Other title Rare secrets brought to light.
Sir Theodore Mayern's rare secrets in midwifry.
Local subject Internet access