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February 2, 1924

A Manual of Histology.

JAMA. 1924;82(5):415. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02650310069043

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This is a relatively nontechnical textbook for brief courses in vertebrate histology, including neural anatomy. It is printed in large type with good paper. The author has made a commendable effort to present essential facts of histology in simple form. There are numerous well printed illustrations, with an excellent system of orientation. Both low and high power magnifications are often used, and sometimes hand lens views are included. A scale of magnification is indicated with the figure. There are also references to the size of structures discussed. Not so much can be said for some of the original drawings, which are often inferior. There is great variation in the clearness of detail and in the quality of analysis. The illustrations showing developing bone, the epididymis, the wall of the urinary bladder, and the skin are examples of poor drawing. We do not agree with the author's choice of terms in

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