1864. Item #79872
TARDIEU, [Auguste] Ambroise. ETUDE MEDICO-LEGALE SUR L'AVORTEMENT, SUIVIE D'OBSERVATIONS ET DE RECHERCHES POUR SERVIR A L'HISTOIRE MEDICO-LEGALE, DES GROSSESSES FAUSSES ET SIMULEES. Paris: J. B. Balliere et Fils, 1864. vii  + 208 pp. 8vo., half leather with gilt spine lettering and raised bands, marbled paper covered boards. Pencil ownership of Howard F. Damon., M. D., author of "Neuroses of the Skin," on title page. Occasional neat pencil margin marks. Ex-library with usual labels and markings. front spine joint starting, corners and spine rubbed, moderately shelfworn. Marbled endpapers. A historical study of abortion by the influential forensic physician; originally published in 1856.