Das Kindbettfieber Puerperal Fever Child Bed Fever 1840 German medical bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Sciences, Women's Health, Puerpal Fever, Medicine, German Books, 19th Century Books).
Das Kindbettfieber, by Robert Ferguson.
Published 1840, Stuttgart by Ebner & Seubert.
252 pages. Text in German. With 10 folding charts/ tables at rear.
Period hand marbled paper covered boards, smooth spine, gilt bands, gilt title lettering on contrasting red label. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound although spine is well chipped and edges are worn as typical. Interior contents tight and mostly clean.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 8" H x 5 1/2" W.