Skowhegan: Sentinel Office, 1837. First edition. Hardcover. Bound in printed light teal paper over boards with brown cloth spine. A few stains to exterior, some rubs to extremities. Mild browning to interior. Hinges and binding remain sound.
A window on mid-19th century women's health beliefs and practices as well as theories of child-rearing. Includes a few remedies and treatments.