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September 12, 1896

Twentieth Century Practice. An International Encyclopedia of Modern Medical Science.

JAMA. 1896;XXVII(11):610. doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02430890048013

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As was the case with Vol. VI, it has again been found necessary to issue the eighth volume out of the regular order. The publishers say Vol. VII will be the next to appear, upon the publication of which the series will be consecutive as far as Vol. VIII. The present volume has been prepared by eight different authors, four Americans and four Germans; is illustrated by 100 original engravings and includes diseases of the mouth, diseases of the esophagus, diseases of the stomach, pancreas, peritoneum, animal parasites, and diseases caused by them, and the treatment.

The contributors are B. Farquhar R. Curtis, New York; Max Einhorn, New York; Reginald H. Fitz, Boston; James M. French, Cincinnati; J.C.H. Huber, Bavaria; Warner Kümmel, Hans Leo, of Bonn, and Johann Mikulicz of Breslau.

The chapter on diseases of the mouth has been written by Mikulicz and Kümmel, and with the usual thorough

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