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The first edition of this book appeared in 1923. In the meantime there have been numerous investigations in the field of endocrinology which have added greatly to the available facts. Much has been done with the individual cell and with establishing the relationships between the glands and other systems of the body and also between individual glands. The author has attempted to bring all this material into the present volume, which begins with a general consideration of the subject, including an historical introduction, and which presents also a separate analysis of each of the glands of internal secretion and the disorders related to its disturbances. The volume is perhaps the most completely illustrated of all of the available books in its field. The bibliography that accompanies the book seems to contain references to but few observations later than 1924, although much of the American work on the thyroid late in
Die Krankheiten der endokrinen Drüsen.. JAMA. 1927;88(13):1026. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02680390054035