A Treatise on the Diseases of Females. William Potts DEWEES.

A Treatise on the Diseases of Females

Philadelphia: Carey, Lea and Carey, 1828. Third edition. 8vo. xii, 542 pp. 13 engraved plates, two folding, by J. Drayton and W. Kneass after Alex Sheddon and J. Stewart, Jr. Contemporary sheep. Provenance: Dr. Philip Leidy, father of pioneering American physician Joseph Leidy (bookplate). Spine reinforced with tape; a generally clean and fresh copy / From the Collection of Allan B. Kirsner, M.D. Item #402024

Though called on the title, "Second edition, revised and corrected," there was a second edition published the previous year. The first American textbook on gynecology, adding one unnumbered plate to the 12 found in the first edition. Cordasco 20-0178. See Garrison-Morton-Norman 6026.1; Rutkow GY1; Speert, America 127.

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