HEY, William. A Treatise on the puerperal Fever: illustrated by cases, which occurred in Leeds and its vicinity, in the years 1809…1812. Philadelphia: M. Carey & Son. 1817.
8vo. Original boards; pp xiv + [ii] + 17-234 + [ii], publisher's 24 page catalogue bound in to front; lightly spotted throughout, spine split but holding, very good.
First US edition. An important report by Hey (1736-1819), a surgeon and early 'man-midwife' who was also responsible for the invention of the Hey's saw.