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(Rueff, Jacob)
Rueff : Hebammenbuch 1600. With 74 Holzschnitten From Jost Amman u. A
Frankfurt/Main through Johann Saurn, 1600. Item details Midwifery book, From which one learns all the secrecy of the female sex, in what form the person in mother's womb is received, winked, and born, as well as how all sorts of sicknesses, which are easy to carry with the nanny, can occur and help with delicious doctors. Now improved by Newem, adorned with beautiful figures: Samples a useful attachment, from the cur and care of the newborn child. (Rueff, Jacob): Frankfurt / Main by Johann Saurn, 1600. 4 ll., 259 pages, 2 ll. With title woodcut (nursery) and 73 woodcut woodblock prints by Jost Amman, partly half parchment in the style of the time. Language: German Order number: 142699 Comments: * VD16 R 3579. Garrison / Morton 6141. Becker, Amman, 106f. - The most popular and well-known work by the Zurich city doctor. It was first printed in Zurich in 1554 as "A funny solace book" and shortly afterwards in Latin translation as "De conceptu et generatione hominis". The Frankfurt publisher Siegmund Feyerabend then published the first illustrated edition in 1580, increasingly with a forty-page appendix "on the other part of this midwife booklet" for infant care. This was followed by further editions in the same pages in 1588 and 1600. The famous woodcuts (partly by Jost Amman) show childbirth, nursery, childcare, childbirth chair, gynecological instruments; but also monsters and miscarriages. - The first 2 sheets with minor marginal blemishes at the bottom, pages partially a little bit stained at the bottom. Overall, however, a clean and fairly well preserved complete copy. Ke … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Braun (bbraun_de) [Gengenbach, Germany]
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