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  • NO MAMA NO. by Bargate, Verity.
    Bargate, Verity.
    NO MAMA NO.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1978) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a story of postpartum depression before this condition was even acknowledged, told from the point of view of the mother who feels unable to love her second child or to overcome her disappointment that he is a boy and not the girl she wanted. 136 pp. ISBN: 0-060102292.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 65035
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  • Bryant, Dorothy
    THE GARDEN OF EROS.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original, not issued in hardcover.

    Berkeley, CA: Ata Books, (1979.). First edition - Stream-of-conciousness novel as a woman goes through childbirth, alone in a remote cabin in Northern California. 170 pp. ISBN: 0-931688-035.

    Condition: Fair condition in illustrated wrappers (some rubbing and wear to the covers, upper corner of first page torn off.)

    Book ID: 46619
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  • THE GARDEN OF EROS. by Bryant, Dorothy
    Bryant, Dorothy
    THE GARDEN OF EROS.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original, not issued in hardcover.

    Berkeley, CA: Ata Books, 1979. SIGNED first edition - Stream-of-conciousness novel as a woman goes through childbirth, alone in a remote cabin in Northern California. SIGNED on the half title page. 170 pp. ISBN: 0-931688-035.

    Condition: Good overall in illustrated wrappers (some rubbing and wear to the covers.)

    Book ID: 42979
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  • Set of three facsimile reprints from the Ortho collection of re-created rare books on the practice of obstetrics & gynecology. 1. AN IMPORTANT ADDRESS TO WIVES & MOTHERS ON THE DANGERS AND IMMORALITY OF MAN-MIDWIFERY. 2. A PRESENT TO BE GIVEN TO TEEMING WOMEN BY THEIR HUSBANDS, OR FRIENDS and 3. AN ABRIDGEMENT OF THE PRACTICE OF MIDWIFERY: AND A SET OF ANATOMICAL TABLES WITH EXPLANATIONS. by Hodgson, O.; John Oliver; W.Smellie. M.D.
    Hodgson, O.; John Oliver; W.Smellie. M.D.
    Set of three facsimile reprints from the Ortho collection of re-created rare books on the practice of obstetrics & gynecology. 1. AN IMPORTANT ADDRESS TO WIVES & MOTHERS ON THE DANGERS AND IMMORALITY OF MAN-MIDWIFERY. 2. A PRESENT TO BE GIVEN TO TEEMING WOMEN BY THEIR HUSBANDS, OR FRIENDS and 3. AN ABRIDGEMENT OF THE PRACTICE OF MIDWIFERY: AND A SET OF ANATOMICAL TABLES WITH EXPLANATIONS.

    Edition: Facsimile edition.

    [Raritan, N.J.] : [Ortho Pharmaceutical Corp.] [ca 1969]. The first brochure - "An Important Address to Wives and Mothers" - was originally published by O. Hodgson, London in 1830. Illustrated with a colored frontispiece. 39 pp. The second - "A present to be given to teeming women by their husbands, or friends: containing directions for women with child : how to prepare for the hour of travail : written first for the private use of a gentlewoman of quality, and now published for the common good" by John Oliver was printed and sold by Benjamin Harris in 1694. 28 pp. And the third - "An abridgement of the practice of midwifery and a set of anatomical tables with explanations…

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    [Raritan, N.J.] : [Ortho Pharmaceutical Corp.] [ca 1969]. The first brochure - "An Important Address to Wives and Mothers" - was originally published by O. Hodgson, London in 1830. Illustrated with a colored frontispiece. 39 pp. The second - "A present to be given to teeming women by their husbands, or friends: containing directions for women with child : how to prepare for the hour of travail : written first for the private use of a gentlewoman of quality, and now published for the common good" by John Oliver was printed and sold by Benjamin Harris in 1694. 28 pp. And the third - "An abridgement of the practice of midwifery and a set of anatomical tables with explanations collected from the works of the celebrated W.Smellie. M.D." is a facsimile of the Boston 1786 edition. 56 pp plus many full page drawings. None of these facsimiles have any modern publication information except for a small code on the lower left corner of the back cover. All are rather hard to find now

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    Condition: All three are in fine condition in brown or tan stapled wrappers. The cover of the first pamphlet has been die-cut to reproduce the large chips and wear on the original.

    Book ID: 80190
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