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This is the first fasciculus, of which fourteen are to appear, of an illustrated treatise on skin diseases by Professor Frieboes. It in fact justifies the title of a combined textbook and atlas. The format is particularly proper for such a work. It is a small quarto page and this fasciculus consists of forty-eight pages. If the other fasciculi average the same, the whole will be an atlas and handbook of approximately 700 pages—a very ambitious work of this sort.
The text of this fasciculus takes up only the general principles of dermatology and a part of the subject of eczema. The principles of dermatology are intelligently and logically developed, but too briefly. This part, however, does prove the scholarship of the author in the satisfactory way he meets the difficult task of making a good elementary summary. The text in general will undoubtedly be a scholarly exposition of contemporary
Atlas der Haut- und Geschlechtskrankheiten zugleich ein Lehrbuch. JAMA. 1927;89(15):1270. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690150080037
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