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This book has been well received by the medical press. Here is what some reviewers say in leading periodicals: "A useful addition to every medical library" (J. A. M. A.141:1107 [Dec. 10] 1949); "An indispensable repository of fundamental bibliographic information" (California Med.70:174, 1948); "Admirably useful... most helpful" (Ann. Int. Med.30:1308, 1949); "Compilation is amazingly thorough" (Arch. Int. Med.83:117 [Jan.] 1949); "Recommended as an essential reference book for all medical and general libraries and to all medical historians" (New England J. Med.239:417, 1948); "Valuable reference tool" (Mil. Surgeon104:329, 1949); "Absolutely indispensable reference book" (Quart. Rev. Biol.24:76, 1949). The book contains in all over 5,000 names and 15,000 references. In his preface, the author states: "I believe that about 95 per cent of the papers listed have been consulted in the original." This is a reference book par