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July 17, 1926

Old Masterpieces in Surgery. Being a Collection of Thoughts and Observations Engendered by a Perusal of Some of the Works of Our Forebears in Surgery Which Appeared in Serial Form in Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics During 1924 and 1925.

JAMA. 1926;87(3):194. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02680030058035

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The author has collected in a bound volume a series of articles that have been appearing regularly in Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics. Each of the essays is accompanied with quotations from the original works which it concerns and with facsimile reproductions of pages and of illustrations. Here the reader may secure in concentrated form an epitome of the rise of modern surgery, presented in a most interesting manner from sources which are to be consulted in the original in only a few places in the world.

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