Title The sooterkin dissected. : In a letter to John Maubray, M.D. alias Dr. Giovanni. Wherein is clearly prov'd, I. That there never was such an animal in the world. II. That God never made it. III. That the Devil cannot make it. IV. That it is impudence to assert it. V. That it is stupidity to believe it. VI. That it is a mere fiction of his own brain. VII. That it is contrary to the opinion of the most learned physicians and philosophers in our days, who maintain the truth of univocal generation. / By a lover of truth and learning.
Imprint London: Printed for A. Moore near St. Paul's, and sold by the booksellers of London and Westminster. , 1726.
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Physical description 32 p. ; 8vo (20 cm).
Note Signed on final page: Philalethes.
False imprint: M. Treadwell 'On false and misleading imprints in the London book trade'. In R. Myers and M. Harris 'Fakes and Frauds', 1989, pp. 41-43.
References ESTC, T56203.
Note Copy 1. Attributed to a Dr Mitche[ll?] in ink on title-page. Part of a collection of printed tracts and ms extracts relating to Mary Toft, assembled by Edward Hawkins c. 1851. From the library of Edwin Clarke.
References ESTC T56203
Subject name Toft, Mary, 1703-1763.
Topic-LCSH Childbirth.
Abnormalities, Human.
Monsters.
System no. .b16626795
Record no. 7811739