July 2, 1927

Atlas of the History of Medicine—Anatomy.

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By Dr. J. G. de Lint, Lecturer on the History of Medicine at the University at Leiden. With a foreword by Charles Singer. Cloth. Price, $6. Pp. 96, with 199 illustrations. New York: Paul B. Hoeber, 1926.

JAMA. 1927;89(1):53. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690010053044

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In this work the author provides a collection of a series of descriptive paintings and portraits illustrating the history of anatomy from the earliest times to the nineteenth century. Accompanying each of the illustrations is a brief text, including a biographic note of the individual concerned, as well as the material illustrated. The book is in every sense a contribution to the subject of illustrations as related to the growth of medical science.

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