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June 11, 1932

Kurzes Handbuch der Ophthalmologie.

JAMA. 1932;98(24):2161. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02730500127034

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The sixth volume of this handbook of ophthalmology has appeared promptly as advertised and indicates that the whole series of seven volumes will be in the market well within the time announced by the publishers. This is in marked contrast to the larger Graefe-Saemisch, the second edition of which has been in the process of publication for more than thirty years and is not complete yet. Our own American Encyclopedia of Ophthalmology required several years more than first contemplated but finally appeared in its entirety before the war. The sixth volume of the Kurzes Handbuch is devoted to the eye and the nervous system and is divided as follows: the pathologic anatomy of the base of the brain, by F. Wohlwill of Hamburg; the pupil, by R. Bing and A. Franceschetti of Basel; diseases of the ocular nerves, by C. Behr of Hamburg; diseases of the optic tract from the

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