1680 Mercurio Obstetrics Gynecology Commare o Raccoglitrice Medicine Childbirth

MERCURIO, Girolamo

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Girolamo Mercurio’s ‘La Commare o Raccoglitrice’ is a rare and highly important 17th-century treatise on obstetrics gynecological medicine. It was initially written to instruct midwives on the care for child delivery and how to provide medical assistance through complications. Mercurio also instructs new parents on the care for infants, breast-feeding, dealing with post-partum struggles, as well as advice on dealing with stresses of pregnancy.

 

Originally published in 1595, this work has long been one of the world’s most popular and oft-referenced works on obstetrics, in large part because of the illustrations. These illustrations show the developmental stages of a fetus, reproductive organs, processes of childbirth, and even a view of conjoined twins!

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1680 Mercurio Obstetrics Gynecology Commare o Raccoglitrice Medicine Childbirth

 

Girolamo Mercurio’s ‘La Commare o Raccoglitrice’ is a rare and highly important 17th-century treatise on obstetrics gynecological medicine. It was initially written to instruct midwives on the care for child delivery and how to provide medical assistance through complications. Mercurio also instructs new parents on the care for infants, breast-feeding, dealing with post-partum struggles, as well as advice on dealing with stresses of pregnancy.

 

Originally published in 1595, this work has long been one of the world’s most popular and oft-referenced works on obstetrics, in large part because of the illustrations. These illustrations show the developmental stages of a fetus, reproductive organs, processes of childbirth, and even a view of conjoined twins!

 

Item number: #8308

Price: $950

 

MERCURIO, Girolamo

 

La commare o raccoglitrice dell’eccellentissimo signor Scipion Mercurio…: Divisa in tre libri. In questa ultima editione corretta, & accresciuta di due trattati; uno del colostro, dove si tratta di diversi mali de i bambini conloro cause, e rimedij, fingolari, dell’eccellentiss. sig. Pietro di Castro… L’altro di un gravissimo autore, nel quale si risolvono alcuni dubij importanti circa il battesimo de i bambini, e si danno alcuni avvisi spirituali molto à proposito per le parturienti

 

Venetia, Gio. Francesco Valvasense, 1680.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [24], 352
  • Language: Italian
  • Binding: Vellum; tight & secure
  • Size: ~8.5in X 6in (21.5cm x 15cm)
  • Auction records and price comparisons as high as $2,500

 

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8308

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Medicine & Science

Authors

MERCURIO, Girolamo

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

Italian

Binding

Vellum

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete