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Burn's obstetrical works. The anatomy of the gravid uterus; with practical inferences relative to pregnancy and labour. Observations on abortion; containing an account of the manner in which it takes place; the causes which produce it; and the method of preventing or treating it. Practical observations on the uterine hemorrhage; with remarks on the management of the placenta / By John Burns, lecturer on midwifery, and member of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons in Glasgow. Three volumes in one.

  • Burns, John, 1774-1850.
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New-York : Published and sold by Collins and Perkins, printers and importers of medical books to the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New-York, and to the New-York Hospital, 1809.

Physical description

viii, 256, 16 pages, 2 engr. plates (1 folded) ; (8vo)


Apparently first American edition of these three works in one volume. Previously published as separate works. cf. Early American medical imprints, 360, and Shaw and Shoemaker, 17125
Each work has special title-page


Observations on abortion... From the second London edition, improved by the author.-- Practical observations on the uterine hemorrhage.-- The anatomy of the gravid uterus.

References note

Austin 360


  • English

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