Sanka tangan zuketsu [Obstetrical Insights, Illustrated].
Several full-page woodcut illus. 40; 37 folding leaves. Two vols. 8vo, orig. blue wrappers, orig. block-printed title labels on upper covers. Osaka, Edo, & Kyoto: 1836.
—. Sanka tangan zushiki [Illustrated Manual of Obstetrical Forceps Use]. Accordion-printed album with 33 double-page illus. Two parts in one vol. Thick 8vo, orig. boards (quite rubbed), orig. block-printed title label on upper cover. [Kyoto?]: 1837.
First edition and a rare complete set, including the two volumes of illustrated text and the atlas, all in fine condition. “Perhaps the most fascinating of the old books on obstetrics in the writer’s collection is a.... More