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A casual examination of this volume leads to the impression that it is to a certain extent an abridgement of a very popular work on histology by another author. A careful and thorough review strengthens this impression and leads us to make the statement that the larger work has apparently suffered in being thus abridged. Furthermore, the author makes the mistake, as have many other writers, of giving a general technic not at all suitable for the tyro and altogether too elementary and incomplete for the teacher and research worker. It assumes preliminary knowledge on the part of the reader and yet is simply the technic which has proved useful in the hands of the author. The directions for technic, however, which are appended to each chapter are commendable because they are such as will be a benefit to all entering on the study of this subject. So, too, the
A Text-Book of Histology.. JAMA. 1905;XLIV(1):53. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.02500280059022