L'art des accouchemens, par J L Baudelocque - Paris, Méquignon l'aîné, 1796 - 2 volumes - (XLVIII) 448; (VIII) 526 pp - half-leather - 20 × 12 cm
Fair. Scuffs and bumps (mostly boards volume 1).
Volume 1: minor loss of leather at head and tail of spine. Half title page and title page are missing. Scribbles and spots on pastedowns and flyleaves. The 1st introductory page is tanned and damaged at the edges. Moisture spots in margin of the first XX pp, then in top corner to page 1 and spread on some 20 pp throughout the book and at the top of the engravings. Interior discoloured, some scattered spots. Bottom corner engraving 2 torn off and restored, and so is half of the bottom edge of engraving 6, restorations on verso engraving 7 (approx. 12 cm). From page 435 top corner torn off, last page discoloured and damaged along edges, brown spot in lateral margin from page 437. Engravings partially creased (see photos)
Volume 2: Interior discoloured, some scattered spots, bottom corner of page 519 torn off, page 509/510, small tear at bottom foldis engraving 15. (vertical) creases/folds in most engravings
Occasional dog-ears and/or creases.
Contains a total of 16 (of 17, no. 16 is missing) engravings - all shown in the pictures.
- Number of Books
- Illustrated, Medicine, Obstetrics
- Author/ Illustrator
- J[ean-]L[ouis] Baudelocque
- Book Title
- L'art des accouchements
- Publication year oldest item
- 3rd Edition
- Original language
- Méquignon l'aîné
- Binding/ Material
- Half leather
- With 16 copper engravings