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COLLINS, Robert. A short sketch of the life and writings of the late joseph clarke...containing minute results of his private practice, extending over a series of forty-four years, including three thousand eight hundred and seventy-eight births.

London. Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1849. First edition.
8vo. 88pp. Original publisher's cloth-backed plain paper boards. Without cloth spine panel, some marking. Without FFEP, foxed. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title; 'With the author's compt. / To Dr. W. Fasque'.
A life of pioneering Irish obstetrician, and master of the Dublin Lying-in Hospital, Joseph Clarke (1758-1834), compiled by his son-in-law, Robert Collins (1801-1868) who would succeed Clarke in coordinating the hospital.
£ 150.00 Antiquates Ref: 13898