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Textbook of Obstetrics and Obstetric Nursing, 2nd Edition [textbook]

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Dates
1954
circa 1954
Collection
Reference Library Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Nursing textbook
Obstetrics
Classification
Archival, Publications
Nursing
Nursing textbook
Obstetrics
Accession Number
REF WY 157 B724 1954
Description
xxii, 768 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. Item is part of the nursing history collection
Accession Number
REF WY 157 B724 1954
Author
Mae M. Bookmiller, R.N.
George Loveridge Bowen, A.B., M.D.
Collection
Reference Library Collection
Category
Archival Items
Nursing
Nursing textbook
Obstetrics
Classification
Archival, Publications
Nursing
Nursing textbook
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Textbooks
Obstetrics
Obstetrical Nursing
Description
xxii, 768 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Item is part of the nursing history collection
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
W. B. Saunders
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1954
circa 1954
Date Remarks
Publication date
Permanent Location
Bookshelves
Length
20.3 cm
Width
13.9 cm
Depth
3.6 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length 20.3 cm x Width 13.9 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Good: wear on spine
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia, "Medical Publishing," By Richard H. Lampert. https://philadelphiaencyclopedia.org/archive/medical-publishing/
Research Facts
W. B. Saunders Company began in 1888 in Philadelphia, and published "American Textbook of Surgery" in 1892, followed by many other authoritative medical works. One of the most notorious Saunders publishing adventures was the Kinsey Report, comprised of "Sexual Behaviour in the Human Male" and "Sexual Behaviour in the Human Female." The company was sold to American broadcaster CBS in 1968.
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Tokologyu A Book for Every Woman Revised Ed. [book]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact14879
Dates
1897
Collection
Cariou Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Obstetrics
Accession Number
017031001 a-b
Description
Hardbound book (a) describing the science of childbirth includes separate illustrated insert pamphlet (b) with stamped title and illustration on front cover in black with gold text on spine, paper edges stained red; twenty three chapters and same quantity of monotone illustrations in pamphlet; 373 …
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Accession Number
017031001 a-b
Author
Alice B. Stockham, M.D.
Collection
Cariou Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Obstetrics
MeSH Heading
Obstetrics
Description
Hardbound book (a) describing the science of childbirth includes separate illustrated insert pamphlet (b) with stamped title and illustration on front cover in black with gold text on spine, paper edges stained red; twenty three chapters and same quantity of monotone illustrations in pamphlet; 373 pages with eleven pages of advertisements related to tokology and women's health on pages at back.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - book
b - pamphlet
Provenance
Belonged to donor.
Maker
Alice B. Stockham & Co.
Site Made (City)
Chicago
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1897
Date Remarks
Publication date
Material
paper: tan, cream, brown
ink: black, red, gold
Inscriptions
On frontispiece: "TOKOLOGY // A BOOK FOR EVERY WOMAN // BY // ALICE B. STOCKMAN, M.D. // ILLUSTRATED // REVISED EDITION // CHICAGO: // ALICE B. STOCKMAN & CO., // 1897"; on pamphlet: "PLATES // ILLUSTRATING // TOKOLOGY // CHICAGO: // ALICE B. STOCKMAN & CO.,"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
a - 20.0 cm
b - 17.0 cm
Width
a - 14.5 cm
b - 12.3 cm
Depth
a - 3.8 cm
b - 0.01 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Book cover with major stains front and back along edges; shows wear all over; red ink on edges faded; some pages are detached from spine; pages are aged to tan; pamphlet pages detached from cover with creases on corners
Copy Type
original
Images
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