Caesarean Section: The Hisotry and Development of the Operation from Earliest Times. J H. Young.

Caesarean Section: The Hisotry and Development of the Operation from Earliest Times

London: H.K. Lewis, 1944. First edition. Hardcover. Scarce first edition/printing. Hardcover in royal blue cloth lettered in gilt. vii+ 254 pp. with general index and index of names including authors. Bibliographies appear at the end of each chapter. Erratum slip at p. 20. A fine, tight copy, small ownership stamp on both front and rear pastedowns, tough of rubbing to the spine lettering. The history of the caesarean section method of giving birth, from the earliest times of its identification in the 1700s (though it was hinted at as early as the days of Pliny the Elder. With chapters on The Porro Operation, development of operational techniques (abdominal incision, uterine incision, suturing, the "Sanger" operation, treatment of the wound); placentia praevia; eclampsia; cervical or lower segment caesarean sections,' the "Portes Operation"; post-mortem cdaesarean section, etc. Near Fine. Item #GE23997

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