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Author Chamberlayne, Thomas.
Uniform Title Compleat midwifes practice
Title The compleat midvvife's practice enlarged. : In the most weighty and high concernments of the birth of man. Containing perfect rules for midwives and nurses, as also for women in their conception, bearing, and nursing of children: from the experience, not onely of our English, but also the most accomplisht and absolute practicers among the French, Spanish, Italian, and other nations. A work so plain, that the weakest capacity may easily attain the knowledge of the whole art. With instructions of the Queen of France's midwife to her daughter, a little before her death, touching the practice of the said art. Published with the approbation and good liking of sundry the most knowing professors of midwifry, now living in the City of London, and other places. Illustrated with severall cuts in brasse.
Alternative Title Compleat midwife's practice enlarged
Related title Full supply of such most useful and admirable secrets.
Publication Info [London] : Printed for Nath. Brooke at the Angel in Cornhill., 1659.
Edition The second edition corrected, / by R.C. I.D. M.S. T.B. practitioners of the said art. With a full supply of those rare secrets which Mr. Culpeper in his brief treatise of midwifry, and other English writers, have kept close to themselves, concealed, or wholly omitted.



Descript [16], 309, [11] p., [6] plates : port.
Edition The second edition corrected, / by R.C. I.D. M.S. T.B. practitioners of the said art. With a full supply of those rare secrets which Mr. Culpeper in his brief treatise of midwifry, and other English writers, have kept close to themselves, concealed, or wholly omitted.
Note Attributed to Thomas Chamberlayne.
An expanded edition of "The compleat midwifes practice" (Wing C1817C), originally published in 1656 and attributed to Thomas Chamberlayne.
With engraved frontispiece depicting Louise Bourgeois Boursier, midwife to the Queen of France.
Frontis. = plate.
"A full supply of such most useful and admirable secrets, which Mr. Nicholas Culpeper, .. in the Art of midwifry, have hitherto wilfully passed by, .. and wholly omitted; .. By T. Chamberlain. M.P." has a separate dated title page; pagination and register are continuous.
The final 5 leaves are an advertisement for books sold by Nath. Brooks; register is continuous.
Annotation on Thomason copy: "Aug:".
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
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Author Chamberlayne, Thomas.
Series Early English books online.
Subject Obstetrics -- Early works to 1800.
Gynaecology -- Early works to 1800.
Midwives -- Early works to 1800.
Medicine -- Early works to 1800.
Alt author Boursier, Louise Bourgeois, approximately 1563-1636.
Culpeper, Nicholas, 1616-1654.
Alternative Title Compleat midwife's practice enlarged
Related title Full supply of such most useful and admirable secrets.
Descript [16], 309, [11] p., [6] plates : port.
Edition The second edition corrected, / by R.C. I.D. M.S. T.B. practitioners of the said art. With a full supply of those rare secrets which Mr. Culpeper in his brief treatise of midwifry, and other English writers, have kept close to themselves, concealed, or wholly omitted.
Note Attributed to Thomas Chamberlayne.
An expanded edition of "The compleat midwifes practice" (Wing C1817C), originally published in 1656 and attributed to Thomas Chamberlayne.
With engraved frontispiece depicting Louise Bourgeois Boursier, midwife to the Queen of France.
Frontis. = plate.
"A full supply of such most useful and admirable secrets, which Mr. Nicholas Culpeper, .. in the Art of midwifry, have hitherto wilfully passed by, .. and wholly omitted; .. By T. Chamberlain. M.P." has a separate dated title page; pagination and register are continuous.
The final 5 leaves are an advertisement for books sold by Nath. Brooks; register is continuous.
Annotation on Thomason copy: "Aug:".
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Author Chamberlayne, Thomas.
Series Early English books online.
Subject Obstetrics -- Early works to 1800.
Gynaecology -- Early works to 1800.
Midwives -- Early works to 1800.
Medicine -- Early works to 1800.
Alt author Boursier, Louise Bourgeois, approximately 1563-1636.
Culpeper, Nicholas, 1616-1654.
Alternative Title Compleat midwife's practice enlarged
Related title Full supply of such most useful and admirable secrets.

Subject Obstetrics -- Early works to 1800.
Gynaecology -- Early works to 1800.
Midwives -- Early works to 1800.
Medicine -- Early works to 1800.
Descript [16], 309, [11] p., [6] plates : port.
Note Attributed to Thomas Chamberlayne.
An expanded edition of "The compleat midwifes practice" (Wing C1817C), originally published in 1656 and attributed to Thomas Chamberlayne.
With engraved frontispiece depicting Louise Bourgeois Boursier, midwife to the Queen of France.
Frontis. = plate.
"A full supply of such most useful and admirable secrets, which Mr. Nicholas Culpeper, .. in the Art of midwifry, have hitherto wilfully passed by, .. and wholly omitted; .. By T. Chamberlain. M.P." has a separate dated title page; pagination and register are continuous.
The final 5 leaves are an advertisement for books sold by Nath. Brooks; register is continuous.
Annotation on Thomason copy: "Aug:".
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Alt author Boursier, Louise Bourgeois, approximately 1563-1636.
Culpeper, Nicholas, 1616-1654.

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