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A93039 The midwives book, or, The whole art of midwifry discovered. Directing childbearing women how to behave themselves in their conception, breeding, bearing, and nursing of children in six books, viz. ... / By Mrs. Jane Sharp practitioner in the art of midwifry above thirty years.; Midwives book Sharp, Jane, Mrs. 1671 (1671) Wing S2969B; ESTC R203554 186,081 442

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