Leipzig: Hirzel, 1892. 8vo. xvi, 318,  pp., including half-title. Later edition. Engraved title vignette. Original green publisher’s cloth, spine decorated and lettered in gilt; a.e.g.; some chipping to head and foot of spine, extremities lightly rubbed, and some light browning due to paper stock, otherwise good. Laid in is an engraving of an expectant mother reclining on a chaise. Item #11278
Early edition of this extremely popular handbook addressed to young mothers. Treating the care of the child and the first duties of the young mother after childbirth, it went through over 43 editions from 1827-1927.