A collection of notable 18th- and 19th-century publications on women’s and children’s health, including signed books and first and early editions. Featured works include Essays on the Puerperal Fever and Other Diseases Peculiar to Women edited and signed by Fleetwood Churchill, A Treatise on the Diseases of Children by Michael Underwood, and a first edition of A Treatise on Etherization in Childbirth by Walter Channing.
The specific rare books listed here are constantly changing as we sell and acquire new material, so please check back often and contact us if you’re interested in a title you do not currently see on this page.
Science, Medicine, and Mathematics
About This Collection
First editions, signed volumes, rare books, and ephemera relating to the history of science, medicine, and mathematics.
Second Story Books, an ABAA/ILAB member, is Washington, DC’s oldest used and rare bookstore and is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2024. Internationally known for its fine selection of antiquarian and out-of-print titles and collections, Second Story Books also provides appraisals for institutions and individuals.