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November 15, 1902

Text-Book of Anatomy.

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Edited by D. J. Cunningham, F.R.S., M.D. (Edin. et Dubl.), D.Sc., LL.D. (Glasg. et St. And.), D.C.L. (Oxon.), Professor of Anatomy and Chirurgery, Trinity College. Dublin. Illustrated with 824 Wood Engravings from Original Drawings, Many Printed in Colors. Cloth. Pp. 1309. Price, $1.75. New York: The Macmillan Co. 1902.

JAMA. 1902;XXXIX(20):1269. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480460047018

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The medical student of to-day has a much broader range of choice in text-books than was the case a few years ago, and the text-books, moreover, are vast improvements on those that preceded them. This is true of all recent text-books on anatomy and of the present one in particular. While it may not be more generally convenient or better for the student than the later editions of Gray and Gerrish, it has the advantage of being in some respects a little more up to date. The editor speaks in his preface of the disadvantages of the composite work by different authors from the possibility of overlapping of subjects or differences of opinion, but we see nothing in the present work that would detract from its importance on these accounts. The different subjects are by authors of well-known reputation and are most ably handled. This work differs from others in

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