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An essay on laborious parturition
London: Cadell, 1783. 8vo. [6], x, [xiii]-xvi, 255pp. Modern quarter calf, marbled boards. Engraved armorial bookplate of William Hamilton. Light toning. First edition. Osborn, a student of William Hunter, founded with Thomas Denman as successful school of midwifery that was strongly opposed to the operation of cesarean section. In the present treatise Osborn discussed the operation of symphysiotomy, or division of the symphysis pubis, in cases of difficult labor. O'Dowd & Philipp, p. 161.
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