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September 15, 1883

Tabulæ Anatomicæ Osteologiæ. Edited a Carolo H. von Klein.

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Cincinnati Lithographic Co.

JAMA. 1883;I(10):315. doi:10.1001/jama.1883.02390100027008

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The object of this book is to furnish figures of all the bones of the human body on which the points of interest are plainly designated. There is no text except the names and explanation of the points refcrred to in each figure. The peculiarity of the volume is that from the title-page to the end it is in Latin, except one short page of introduction which is in English. The value of such a work depends wholly upon the accuracy of the plates in their detail. The figures are not uniformly good. In many, pointsare referred to that cannot be seen at all, and very many others that cannot be plainly seen. For instance, on Tab. III, showing " caput ab anteriori," the place where the "sutura coronalis " should be is designated, but none can be seen in the figure. The same thing is true of the "apertura anterior canalis

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