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The first edition of the atlas appeared in 1900 and became popular with students and physicians of all countries. This popularity has been maintained throughout the succeeding editions. The students have found that abundant and accurate illustrations constitute one of the best possible aids toward learning and reviewing the enormous number of anatomic facts with which their work requires familiarity, and practitioners who find it necessary to review constantly the anatomy of special regions have found some such work indispensable. The special advantages of this atlas consist in the large number of illustrations, in the inclusion among them of a few skilfully designed diagrams indicating general principles of structure and development, and in the extraordinary completeness with which the essential facts of structure have been shown in the preparations and drawings. The twelfth and thirteenth editions have been edited by Professor Hochstetter, who undertook this work after the death of
Toldt: Anatomischer Atlas für Studierende und Ärzte. JAMA. 1927;88(12):950. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02680380074043
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