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November 23, 1901

Manual of the Diseases of the Eye. For Students and General Practitioners, with 275 Original Illustrations, Including 36 Colored Figures.

JAMA. 1901;XXXVII(21):1407. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.02470470049020

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Dr. May's book, as he says in the first word of the title page, is a manual for students and general practitioners. The fact that a second edition of this work is demanded within eight months after its first appearance is presumptive evidence that it is meeting with approval. The entire field of diseases of the eye is covered, and the subjects are well subdivided. The author gives under each division a description of the anatomy of the parts; this is a most valuable addition and reminds one of the descriptions of the anatomy which Fuchs' work contains. Indeed, Dr. May[ill]s book shows many indications of influence from Fuchs' book. This is not criticism; it is praise. In this connection, the reviewer is reminded of a letter that he once saw written to a

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