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Ladies companion or English midwife

By Sermon, William

subjects: midwifery, medicine,

  • 1. The Ladies Companion or the English Midwife; wherein is demonstrated, the Manner and Order how women ought to govern themselves during the whole time of their breeding children, and of their difficult Labour, hard Travail, and Lying-in etc. Together with the diseases they are subject to, (especially in such times) and the several ways and means to help them.
    Edward Thomas   1665
    8od

    Price: 2s, ie costly.
    Lists publication: A Friend to the Sick√Č..2s 6d

    - could not find a 1665 entry in WING (1994)

  • 2. — The Ladies Companion or the English Midwife; wherein is demonstrated, the Manner and Order how women ought to govern themselves during the whole time of their breeding children, and of their difficult Labour, hard Travail, and Lying-in etc. Together with the diseases they are subject to, (especially in such times) and the several ways and means to help them.
    Edward Thomas   1671
    10 x 15.5   [i-xvi] 1-206 [207-208]   8od A-O8
    GB:   LB  

    - contents to chapter, frontis - of sermon (elab.) + wood cuts of baby
    Dedication: To the most accomplish'd / Ladies and Gentlewomen / of ENGLAND.

    Wing: Thomas, Edward, 1671 - see S2628 - only entry listed - many, Sermon of ; see S2628.