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rial, Historical, Forensic, and Miscellaneous; Selections from Journals; Correspondence, Ac-
Collecting together the vast amount of material daily accumulating in this important an«l ra-
pidly improving department of medical science, the value of the information which it will pre-
sent to the subscriber may be estimated from the character of the gentlemen who haTe alre.'idy
promised their support, including sueh names as tho^eof Drs. Atthill, Robert Barhks. If ktt^t
Bbnnbt, Thouas Chambers, FLESTwoon Cuurcbill, Matthews Duncan, Qrailt HB^riTr,
Braxton Hicks, Alfred Meadows, W. Leisuhan, Alex. Simpson, Ttler Smith, Edward J*.
Tilt, Spencer Wells, Ac. Ac. ; in short, the representative men of British Obstetrics and Gynm-

In order to render the Obstetrical Journal fully adequate to the wants of the AmerieAB
profession, each number will contain a Supplement devoted to the advances made in ObsteCri«s
and Gynaecology on this side of the Atlantic. This portion of the Journal will be under the
editorial chkrge of Dr. William F. Jenkb, to whom editorial communications, exchanges, bookx
for review, Ae., may be addressed, to the care of the publisher.

*0* Gentlemen desiring com|)lete sets will do well to forward their orders without delay.


•A Professor of Obstetrics, Ac, in the QolUge of Physicians and Surgeons^ N. F., Ac,


edition, enlarged and thoroughly revised. In one large and handsome octavo Totama of
784 pages, with 246 illustrations. Cloth, $5 00 ; leather, f 6 00. {Just Issued.)
The author has taken advantage of the opportunity afforded by the call for another odition of
this work to render it worthy a continuance of the very remarkable favor with which it has be«B
received. Every portion has been subjected to a conscientious revision, several new chaptan
have been added, and no labor spared to make it a complete treatise on the most advaneed eon-
dition of its important subject. The present edition therefore contains about one-third moro
matter than the previous one, notwithstanding which the price has been maintained at the fomcr
very moderate rate, rendering this one of the cheapest volumes aocesiible to the profession.
As eompared with the flrtt editioa, five new chap- i We are free to eay that we regard Dr. Tfaamae the

ters on dyBmeaorrhoa, peri-ateriiie fluid tumors,
oomposite tumors of the ovary, solid tumors of the
ovary, aud chlorosis, have been added. Twenty-
seven additional wood-outs have been introduced,
many subjects have been subdivided, and all have
received Important interstitial Increase. In fact, the
book has been practically rewritten, and greatly in-
creased in value. Briefly, we may say that we know
of no book'which so completely and concisely repre-
sents the present state of gynecology ; none so full
of well-digested and reliable teaching ; none which
bespeaks an author more apt in research and abun-
dant in resources.— A'. Y. ^ed. Record, May 1, 1872.
We should not be doing oar doty to the profeseion
did we not tell those who are anacqaainted wUh the
book, how much It is valued by gynwcologlsts, and
how it Is in many respects one of the beat text-books
on the subject we possess in our lanjnage. We have
no hesitation in recommending Dr. Thomas's work as
one of the most complete of Its kind ever published.
It should be in the possession of every practitioner
for reference and for stady. —i^oadoa Lancet, April
27. 1872.

Our author is not one of those whose views "never
change." On the contrary, they have been modifled
in many particulars to accord with the progress made
in this department of medical seienee: hence It has the
fireshness of an entirely new work. No general prac-
titioner ean afford to be without it.-^at. Louis Med.
and Surg. Journal, May, 1872.

Its able author need not fear comparison between
it and any similar work in the English language ;
nay more, as a text-book for students and as a guide
for practitioners, we believe it is unequal led. In the
libraries of reading physlolans we meet with it
oftener than any other treatise on disease* of women.
We conclude our brief re view by repeating the hearty
commendation of this volume given when we com-
menced : if either stndent or practitioner oangetbut
one book on diseases of women, that book should be
"Thomas." — .imsr. Jour. Med. Sciences, April,

best American authority on diseasea of women. Seve-
ral others have written, and written well, bnt none
have so olearly and oareCuUyarra&fed their text aad
Instruction as Dr. Thomas. — Otneinnati Laneet and
Obssroer, May. 1872.

We deem it scarcely necessary to reeommend tMa
work to physiclaas as it is now widely known, aad
most of them already possess it, or will certainly do
so. To students we unhesitatingly recommend It aa
the best text-book on diseases of females extant.— A.
Louis Med. Reporter, June, 1869.

Of all the army of hooks that have appeared of lata
years, on the diHeasesof the uterus and its appendages,
we know of none that is so clear, eompreheafclve, aad
practical an this of Dr. Thomas', or one that we should
more emphatically recommend to the young pra^*
tioner, as his guide.- Oot^orala Med. Qaseite, Jaaa,

If not the best work extant on the subject of wkJch
It treats, it is certainly second to none other. So
short a time has elapsed since the medical preae
teemed with commendatory notices of Che fir»t edition,
that it would he BUperflaons to give an extended re-
view of what is now firmly established as the American
text-book of Oynacology.— if. T. Med. Gasette, Jalj
17, 1869.

This is a new and revised edition of a work which
we recently noticed at some length, and oaraeetly
commended to the CaVM'able attention ^ our readers.
The fact that, in the^hort space of one year, this
second edition makes its appearance, shows that thf
a^neral judgment of the profession has largely coa-
firmed the opinion we gave at that ilmn.— Cincinnati
Lancet, Aug. 1860.

It is so short a time since we gave a fell review of
the first edition of this book, that we d«»em it only
necessary now to call attention to the second appear-
ance of the work. Its saccess has been remarkable,
and we can only eoogratulate the auibor on the
brilliant reception his book has received.— JV. J. Med,
Journal, AprU. 1869.

Digitized by


Henet 0. Lba's Publications — (Diseasea of Women).


^ODGE {HUOff L.), M.D.,

Bmeritus Pn\fe»9or of ObHetrica, Ao., in the University qf Pennsylvania,

ON DISEASES PECULIAR TO WOMEN; including Displacements

of tbeUtenu. With original iUustratioBS. Second edition, reyised and enlarged. In
one beantifally printed octavo volume of j&31 pages, extra oloth. $4 50. (Lately Issued.)
Xn the preparation of this edition the author has spared no^Miins to improve it with the resnlts
of Ills observation and study during the interval which has elapsed since the first appearance of
l*l&« work. Considerable additions have thus been made to it, which have been partially aocom-
modated by an enlargement in the sise of the page, to avoid increasing unduly the bulk of the

.FVom Paor. W. H. Btford, of the Rush Medical

Colleffe, Ghicngo.
The book 1>«ars the Impress of a master hand, and
saust, as Its predecessor, prove acceptable to the pro«
feaslon. In diseases of women Dr. Hodge ban estab-
lished a sch<^ ^! o treatment that has become world-
'Wide In feme.

Professor Hodge's work Is truly an original one
from beginning t« end, conseqnently no one can pe-
ruse Its pages vltnont learning something new. The
book, which is by no means a large one, is divided into
two grand eections, so to speak : first, that treatiog of
the nervous ayrr.pathiea of the uferan, and, •'econdly,
that which upeiiks uf the mechanical treatment of din-
placements of that organ. He is disponed, as a non-
believer In the frequency of inflammations of the

ntems, to take strong ground against many of the
highest authorities in this branch of medicine, and
the argnraents which he offers in support of his posi-
tion are, to say the least, well put. Numerous wood-
cuts adorn this portion of the work, and add Ineaicu-
lably to the proper apprsoiation of the variously
shaped Instruments referred to by our author. As a
eontrlbution to the study of women's diseases, it is of
great value, and is abnndantly able to stand on its
own merlts.—iV: Y. Medical Record, Sept. 15, 1868.

In this point of view, the treatlHe of Professor
Hodge will be indispensable to every student in its
department. The large, fair type and general perfee*
tlon of workmanship will render it doubly welcome.
—PaciJleMid. and Surg. Journal^ Obt. 1868.



from the Third London edition. In one neat octavoTolume of about 550 pages, extra
oloth, $3 75 ; leather, $4 75.
The reputation which this volume has acquired as a standard book of reference in itn depart-
ment, renders it only necessary to say that the present ediUon has received a careful revision at
the hands of the author, resulting in a considerable increase of siie. A few notices of previous
editions are subjoined.

The manner of the author Is excellent, his descrip-
tions graphic and perspicuous, aud his treatment up
to the level of the time— clear, precise, definite, and
marked by strong common sense. — (7Atcapro Med,
JonmcU, Dec. 1661.

We cannot too highly recommend this, the seeond
edition of Dr. West's excellent lectures on the dis-
eases of females. We know of no other book on this
subject from which we have derived as much pleasure
and instruction. Every page gives evidence of the
honest, earnest, and diligent searcher after truth. He
Is not the mere compiler of other men's Ideas, but his
lectures are the result often years* patient investiga-
tion in one of the widest fields for women's diseases— -
Bt. Bartholomew's Hospital. As a teacher. Dr. West
la simple and earnest in his language, clear and com-
prehensiTe In his perceptions, and logical in his de-
ductions.— <7i7ieinaa<i Laneetf Jan. 1862.

We return the author oar grataftil thanks for the
vast amount of ittstraetioa he has afforded as. His
Valuable treatise needs no eulogy on our part. His
graphic diction and truthful, pictures of disease all
speak for themselv^g.—Medico-Ohirurff. Review.

Most Justly esteemed a standard work It

bears evidence of having been carefully revised, and
Is well worthy of the fkme it has already obtained.
— Z>M& Med. Quar. Jour.

As a writer. Dr. West stands, in our opinion, se-
cond only to Watson, the "Hacaulay of Medicine;**
he possesses that happy faonlty of clothing instrno-
tlob in easy garments; combining pleasure with
profit, he leads bis pupils. In spite of the ancient pro-
verb, along a royal road to learning. His work is one
which will not satisfy the extreme on either side, but
it is one that will please the great majority who ane
seeking truths and one that will convince the student
that he has committed himself to a candid, safe, aad
valuable guide.— iV; A. Med.-Chirurg Review.

We must now conclude this hastily written sketch
with the confident assurance to our readers that the
work will well repay perusal. The conscientious,
painstaking, practical physician is apparent on every
page.— J<r. r. Journal of Medicine.

We hare to say of It, briefly aad decidedly, tlat it
is the best work on the subject in any language, and
that it stamps Dr. West as the facile princeps of
British obstetric authors.— £d^n^ur^A Med. Journal.

We gladly recommend his lectures as In the highest
degree instructive to all who are interested in ob-
stetric practice.— London, Lancet.

We know of no treatise of the kind so complete,
and yet so compact.— Cftica^o Jfsd. Journal.


J^ OhMtetrie Physician to 8t. Thomas's Hospital^ Se.

CAL DISBASES OF WOMEN. In one handsome .octavo volume with illustratione.
(Nearly Ready.)

8vo., pp. 4^, extra cloth. $2 fiO.

tf ALES. With iUuHcrations. Eleventh Edition,
with the Author's last improvements and correc
tlons. In one octavo volume of 096 trages, with
plates, extra oloth. $S 00.

UTERI. 1 vol. 8vo., extra oloth. $1 2A.

RBMEDIES. A Series of Lectures to his Clasa
Fourth and Improved RdltieB. 1 vol. 8vo., over
700 pages extra oloth, $6 00 ; leather, 46 00.

MENT OF CHILDBED FEVER. 1 vol. 8vo., pp.
S«3, extra doth, $2 00.

from the Third and revised London edition. I vol.
8ro., pp. 523, extra cloth. $3 00.

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Hbnky C. Lea'b Publioationb — {Midwifery).


*"*- EmtrUus Profestor of Midwifery, Se , in the UnifMrHty of P^nnayhgania, *c.


trated with large lithographic plates containing one hundred and fifty-nine h^-wa^m tttim.
original photographi, and with nnmeroas wood-cuts. In one large and beautifailjr priifct*^
quarto rolnme of 660 doable-^olumned pages, strongly bound in extra oloih, $14.

We have ezamlned Pro/wBor Hodge > worlr -wrttk

The work of Dr. Hodge is something more than a
•imple presentation of his particular views In the de-
partment of Obstetrics ; it is something more than an
ordinary treatise on midwifery; It is, in fact, a cyclo-
p«dia of midwifery. He has aimed to embody in a
single Tolnme the whole science and art of Obstetrics.
An elaborate text is combined with accarate and va-
ried pictorial iUaBtrations, so that no fact or principle
Is left nDBtated or unexplained. —^m. Jfed. TimeSy
Sept. 3, 1894.

We should nice to analyze the remainder of this
excellent work, bat already has this review extended
beyond oar limited space. We cannot conolnde this
notice without referring to the excellent finish of the
work. In typography It is not to be excelled; the
paper is superior to what Is nsually afforded by oar
American coasins, qaite equal to the bet^t of English
books. The engravings and lithographs are most
beautifully executed. The work recommends itf>elf
for Its originality, and Is In every way a most valu-
able addition to those on the subject of obstetrics. —
Canada Med, Journal, Oct. 1864.

It is very large, profusely and elegantly lUustratedf
and is fitted to take its place near the works of gr^at
obstetricians. Of the American works on the subject
It is decidedly the best— £dtn«. Med. Jour., Dec. *64

ilf*ilf Specimens of the plates and letter-press will be forwarded to any address, fre« by maO,
•n receipt of six cents in postage stamps.


from the Second and Enlarged English Edition. With four colored plates andillustrstiooc
on wood. In one handsome octavo volume of about 600 page^ extra cloth, $4 25.

The very thorough revision the work has undergone
has added greatly to its practical value, and increased
materially its efficiency as a guide to the student and
to the young praotitioner.^^m. Joum. Med, 8oi.,
April. 1868.

With the immense variety of subjects treated of
and the ground which they are made to cover, the tm>
possibility of giving an extended review of this truly
remarkable work must be apparent. We have not a
single fault to find with it, and most heartily com-
mend it to the careful study of every physician who
would not only always be sure of his diagnoHis of

Seat satiafaotion ; every topic is elaborated Bi«i^
Uy. The views of the author are compr^b^Baivw,
and eoneisely stated. The rules of practice are Jndl-
clous, and will enable the practitioner to i&eet e-rery
emergency of obstetric complication witli eoAlldeaca.
— Chicago Med. JToumal, Aug. 1864.

More time than we have had at our di^possl «iB«e
we received the great work of Dr. Hodge is aer empni j
to do it Justice. It is undoubtedly by far the noet
original, complete, and carefully eompoo^ traatla*
on the principles and practice of Obstetrice whfieli kaa
ever been iseued from the American preee. — Padjte
Med. and Burg. Journal, July, 1864.

We have read Dr. Hodge^s book with f^wezX yAmf^
sure, and have much satisfkctlon in expresmac aar
commendation of It as a whole. It is ceriainly highly
instructive, and in the main, we believe, correct. Tlia
great attention which the author has devoted to the
mechanism of parturition, taken along with tha eoa-
clusions at which he has arrived, point, we thlKlt,
conclusivelv to the fact that, in BrlUin at least, tba
doctrines of Naegele have been too bllndiy i
—Glaegow Med. Journal, Oet. 1864.


pregnancy, but always ready to treat all the }
rous ailments that are, unfortunately for the civUiad
women of to-day, so commonly associated with tha
fnBCtion.~.y. F. Med. Record, March 16 186S.

We recommend obstetrical students, young and
old, to have this volume in their collections. It cob-
taias not only a fair statement of the signs, symptome,
and diseaset of pregnancy, but eomprises in addiUon
mnoh late resting relative matter that is not to ba
found in any other work that we can name. — Edin-
burgh Med JaurtuU, Jan. 1868.


^^ Phyeician-Accoueheur to the Britieh Oeneral Hoepital, Se.


MENCING MIDWIFERT PRACTICE. Second American, from the Fifth and Revised
London Edition, with Additions hy E. R. HaTOHiNS, M. D. With Illustrations. In one
neat 12mo. volume. Extra cloth, $1 25. (Now Ready.)
*M* See p. 3 of this Catalogue for the terms on which this work is offered as a premium to
subscribers to the ** American Jodhnal of thb Medical Sciences.*'

It is retilly a capital little compendium of the sub-
ject, and we recommend yonag practitioners to buy it
and carry it with them when called to attend cases of
labor. They can while away the otherwise tedious
hours of waiting, and thoroughly fix in their memo-
ries the most important practical suggestions it cen-
tal ne. The American editor has materially added by
his notes and the concluding chapters to the oom-

5letenees and general value of the book.— CA^a^o
fed. Journal, Feb. 1870.

The manual before us contains In exceedingly small
oompass — small enough to carry in the pocket— about
all there is of obstetrics, condensed into a nutshell of
Aphorisroa The illustrations are well selected, and
serve as excellent reminders of the conduct of labop—
regular and dlfleult.— OfneiistmH Laneet, April, *10.

***>)<» {pi RTuoif ad mlrahlA little work, and omplAfAlv

answers the purpose. It is not only valuable (br
young beginners, but no one who Is not a profleient
in the art of obstetrics should be without it, bocause
it condenses all that is necessary to know for ordi-
nary midwifery practice. We commend the book
most favorably.— <St. Louie Med. and Hurg. Journal,
Sept. 10, 1870.

A studied perusal of this little book has satisfied
us of Us eminently praetieal value. The object of the
work, the author says, in his preface, is to give the
student a few brief and praetieal dlrectlAus respect-
ing the management of ordinary eaaes of labor; aad
also to point out to him in extraordinary ca«es whet
and how he may act upon his own reiiponsibility, aad
when he ought to send for aesistanee.— A'. T. Medieei
Journal, May. 1870

UriNCKEL (F.).

f^ ^ Prnfeseor and Director of the OyntKCologicttl Clinic in the Univereity t*f Soetock.

MENT OF CHILDBED, for Students and Practitioners. Translated, with the consent of
the author, from the Second German Edition, by Jaxes Read Cbadwick, M D. In one
octavo volume. (Preparing.)

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Reffiut Professor of Midwifury in the UniverHty of Olatgow^ Ac.


PREGNANCY AND THE PUERPERAL STATE. In on© large and very handsome oc-
tavo Yolome of over 700 pages, with one hundred and eighty- two illastrations. Cloth,
$5 00 ; leather, $6 00. {Just Ready.)

It was written to supply a desideratum, and we will
be mach sarprised if It does not fulfil the purpose of
its author. Taking it as a whole, we know of no
work on obstetrics by an English author in which the

7*111.8 is one of a most complete and exhaustive cha-
retcte r. We have gone oarefally through it,|and there
is no subject in Obstetrics which has not been con-
sidered well and fully. The result is a work, not
onAy admirable as a text-book, but valuable as a work
of reference to the practitioner in the various emer-
sencies of obstetric practice. Take it all in all, we
IkSkwe no hobitatlon in najring that it is in our judgment
iKe ^st English work on the subject.— i;on<(onZ>a9»-
c«*, Aug. 23,1873.

The work of Leishman gives an excellent view of
modern midwifery, and evinces its author's extensive
stoquaintance with British and foreign literature ; and
not only acquaintance with it, bat wholesome diges-
tion and sound judgment of it. He ha*, withal, a
manly, free nty le, and can state a difficult and compli-
c&ted matter with remarkable clearness and brevity.
— Bdin. Med. Journ., Sept. 1873.

student and the practitioner will find the information
so clear and so completely abreast of the pret^ent state
of our knowledge on the subject.— Qlasgow Med.
Joum., Aug. 1873.

Dr. Leishman's System of Midwifery, which has
only just been published, will go far to supply the
want which has so long been felt, of a really good
modern English text-book. Although large, as la in-
evitable in a work on so extensive a subject, it is so
well and clearly written, that it is never weHrisome
to read. Dr. Leishman's work may be confidently
recommended as an admirable text-book, and is sure
to be largely used.— Lond. Mtd. Record^ Sept. 1S73.




CINE AND SURQERT, in reference to the Process of Parturition. A new and enlarged
edition, thoroughly revised hy the author. With additions by W. V. Ebatino, M. D.,
Professor of Obstetrics, Ac, in the Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia. In one large
and handsome imperial octavo volume of 650 pages, strongly bound in leather, with raised
bands ; with sixty-four beautiful plates, and numerous wood-outs in the text, containing in
all nearly 200 large and beautiful figures. $7 00.

To the physician's library it is indispensable, while
to the student, as a text-book, from which to extract
the material for laying the foundation of an education
on obstetrical science, it has no superior.— OAto Med.
and Burg. Journal.

When we call to mind the toil we underwent In
acquiring a knowledge of this subject, we cannot hat
envy the student of the present day the aid which
this work will afford him.— ilm. Jour, of the Med.

We will only add that the student will learn from
It all he need to know, and the practitioner will find
It, as a book of reference, surpassed by none other.—

The character and merits of Dr. Ramsbotham's
work are so well known and thoroughly established,
that comment is unnecessary and praise superfluous.
The illustrations, which are numerous and accurate,
are executed in the highest style of art. We cannot
too highly recommend the work to our readers. — 8t.
Louis Med. and Surg. Journal.


American from the fourth revised and enlarged London edition. With notes and additions
by D. Francis Comdib, M. D., author of a "Practical Treatise on the Diseases of Chil-
dren," Ac. With one hundred and ninety-four illustrations. In one very handsome octavo
volume of nearly 700 large pages. Extra cloth, $4 00 ; leather, $5 00.

These additions render the work still more com

(tlete and acceptable than ever ; and with the excel-
ent style in which the publishers have presented
this edition of Churchill, we can commend it to the
Mofession with great eordiality and pleasure.'^Cfn-

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