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Wauters ; Tiberghien
JACOBS, Jan Bernard Vroedkundige oeffenschool [...]. Ghent Vander Schueren 1784 4to: [20]-432 pp. (faint dampstain on upper magins of several quires and some on the pl). Contemp. calf (corners bumped and rubbed), central gilt coat of arms of Ghent on covers (some scratches touching the coat of arms on verso), gilt orn. spine on 5 raised bands (joints rubbed, starting to split, def. at head and tail), marbled endpapers. Rare first edition of this important Dutch manual of obstetrics by J.B. Jacobs (1734-1790), dedicated to the "heeren de vier roeden" and vassals of the castellany of "Auderburg van Gend". Ill. with 21 full-page numb. engr. pl. (2 folding) by Tiberghien and L.J. Wauters. Woodcut ill. on title. Ref. Bibl. gant. 6510. - Bibl. Med. Neerl. I:338. - Blake 232. - Wellcome III:339. - STCV. - Jonghe d'Ardoye II:561. - Not in BL London, BnF.
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