The married woman's private medical companion, embracing the treatment of menstruation... pregnancy... discovery to prevent pregnancy... when proper and necessary to effect miscarriage when attended with entire safety. A. M. Mauriceau, Dr, pseud. of Joseph Trow.
The married woman's private medical companion, embracing the treatment of menstruation... pregnancy... discovery to prevent pregnancy... when proper and necessary to effect miscarriage when attended with entire safety...

The married woman's private medical companion, embracing the treatment of menstruation... pregnancy... discovery to prevent pregnancy... when proper and necessary to effect miscarriage when attended with entire safety...

New York: [Joseph Trow], 1847. First edition, 12mo, pp. xiii, [1], 238; original full brown, unadorned cloth; boards rubbed, textblock slightly cocked, light foxing, good and sound. An influential text on contraception, it imparted generally correct information on all matters of women's sexual health while doubling as an advertisement for both the French Secret, aka, baudruche, aka condoms, and for abortion services provided by the author. Janet F. Brodie identifies the pseudonymous author as Joseph Trow, the brother of famous New York abortionist Ann Trow Lohman, in her book Contraception and Abortion in Nineteenth-Century America. Item #58131

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