Find thousands of books, manuscripts, visual materials and unpublished archives from our collections, many of them with free online access.
Search for free, downloadable images taken from our library and museum collections, including paintings, illustrations, photos and more.
A directory for midwives: or, a guide for women, in their conception, bearing, and suckling their children. The first part contains. I. The anatomy of the vessels of generation. II. The Formation of the Child in the Womb. III. What hinders Conception, and its Remedies. IV. What furthers Conception. V. A Guide for Women in Conception. VI. Of Miscarriages in Women. Vii. A Guide for Women in their Labour. Viii. A Guide for Women in their Lying-In. IX. Of nursing children. To cure all diseases in women, read the second part of this book By Nicholas Culpeper, Gent. Student in Physic and Astrology. Newly corrected from many Gross Errors. Newly corrected from many gross errors.
- Culpeper, Nicholas, 1616-1654.
- M.DCC.LXII. 
About this work
London : printed for C. Hitch and L. Hawes, S. Crowder and Co. S. Ballard, C. and R. Ware, and B. Law. and Co, M.DCC.LXII. 
336p. ; 12⁰.
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.