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June 20, 1931

Warren's Handbook of Anatomy from Original Dissections

JAMA. 1931;96(25):2146. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02720510066035

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This is a topographic atlas of human anatomy. The late Prof. John Warren had made during many years a series of dissections and other preparations to illustrate his lectures on the subject and to facilitate the study of gross anatomy. He died before the work was done. Other members of the department at Harvard made additional preparations, and drawings were made by Mr. H. F. Aitken, instructor of drawing. The text covering the bones and joints had been written at least in part by Dr. Warren. It was completed and the book was edited by Dr. Green. The preparations illustrated were selected from more than 400 made for the work. They are significant and valuable. They have been planned and made with good judgment and great care. They include dissections at successively deeper levels of all parts of the body and many special dissections of particular regions. The drawings, all

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