Rare-book-of-midwifery-horror-up-for-auction

Pages of Melanie

2015-07-06 14:13:49

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Rare book of midwifery horror up for auction: Observations in Midwifery by obstetrician Percival Willughby tells of 17-century midwives who tried to pull out babies with a hooked stick before labour began – and worse.
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Bookworm1983

2015-07-06 14:13:50

Sold for £38,000

Victorian Reader

2015-07-06 14:13:50

I do not want to ever have to read the words "midwifery" and "horror" in one sentence. Shudder.




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