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May 1, 1886

The Essentials of Histology, Descriptive and Practical

JAMA. 1886;VI(18):500. doi:10.1001/jama.1886.04250050024012

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The author of this book is well known, and is recognized as a writer of authority. He has attempted in this volume to supply the student with directions for the microscopical examination of the tissues, at the same time describing the essential facts of the science so as to make a complete elementary text-book on histology.

Each chapter is prefaced by a few paragraphs in which directions are given as to how specimens must be prepared for examination. These are detailed and will enable a student readily to demonstrate all that is essential in the histology of the various tissues and organs. The book is most excellently illustrated. It will undoubtedly be found very useful by many teachers and students in college, as well as by those who are working by themselves and to whom the practical suggestions of the book will be particularly useful. Dr. Schäfer is so well

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