Recent Acquisitions

Stopes, Marie C. | Contraception (Birth Control) Its Theory, History and Practice

  • Third impression, published the year after the first. At its publication Contraception, by birth control advocate, palaeontologist, and eugenicist Marie Stopes, was “widely held to be the most comprehensive volume on the subject ever published” (Exploring Women in Science Through the Lisa Unger Baskin Collection, Duke University Libraries website).

  • ...A Manual for the Medical and Legal Professions. With an Introduction by Sir William Bayliss and Introductory Notes by Sir James Barr. London: John Bale, Sons & Danielsson, Limited, 1924.

    Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt. 4 plates from photographs. Extremities lightly rubbed, a little light spotting and toning of the endpapers. An excellent copy.