By Sir D'Arcy Power, K.B.E., F.B.C.S., Consulting Surgeon to and Archivist at St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London. Cloth. Price, $2. Pp. 230. Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1939.
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This is a collection of brief biographic sketches of some twenty-two noted surgeons, with quotations from their most significant works. Among Americans included are John Collins Warren, Halsted, Bigelow and Sims. The book should actually be an inspiration to every young American interested in surgery as a career.
A Mirror for Surgeons: Selected Readings in Surgery. JAMA. 1940;114(17):1693. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810170089038