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December 18, 1909

Atlas of External Diseases of the Eye.

JAMA. 1909;LIII(25):2128. doi:10.1001/jama.1909.02550250082029

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This is an almost literal translation from the text of Greeff's "Atlas der äusseren Augenkrankheit," and contains prints from the original plates illustrating that well-known work. While a careful comparison of the two atlases is not to the advantage of the American edition, either in type or paper, yet practitioners interested in external diseases of the ocular apparatus, but not familiar with German, will find in the English edition of Professor Greeff's works a most valuable aid in the diagnosis of those affections.

The German color-printer has faithfully portrayed the soft, almost indescribable, appearances of the diseased tissues—so difficult to present by any of the color schemes at our disposal. In this connection too much cannot be said commendatory of the remarkable fidelity with which the author, the sculptor (Herr Kolbow) and the optical firms (Mueller of Wiesbaden and Höning of Berlin) who supplied the artificial eyes for the models,

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