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This work, which is the first or general volume of a still larger one in the original German, is a valuable addition to our literature, not exactly medical, but scientific. Climatology, however, has many important medical bearings, and its value to the medical man, therefore, ought not to be underrated. The editor has added very largely to the references with the author's consent and has brought the work generally up to date. In fact, while the original work, as we take it, must have been much like the usual German works, deficient in matters more particularly connected with this country, the present volume is very complete in its American references and facts. It is, in fact, much better than the original, and the editor deserves the highest credit for this, though, as he modestly says, he has been careful to obtain Professor Hann's consent to every change that has been
Handbook of Climatology. JAMA. 1903;XLI(6):382. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.04480030034023