MAURICAEU, François. Des Malades des Femmes... Paris: Jean Baptiste Coignard, Jean Henault [and others], 1668.
4° (234 x 168mm.). Engraved additional title, 28 engraved illustrations (some full-page). Contemporary mottled calf (rubbed, spine chipped at head and foot). Provenance: Pierre Barrère (c.1690-1755, naturalist and doctor, inscription); Dr. P.A.Créhange (bookplate).
FIRST EDITION of the 'outstanding textbook of the time... [which] established obstetrics as a science.': Garrison and Morton 6147.