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March 6, 1897

System of Medicine.

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Edited by Thomas Clifford Allbutt and W. S. Playfair. Volume II, Gynecology. Pages, 973. New York and London: Macmillan Co., 1896. Price of the book singular, $6;that of system, $5, cloth; leather $7 and $6 respectively.

JAMA. 1897;XXVIII(10):477-478. doi:10.1001/jama.1897.02440100045020

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The editor of this System of Medicine has returned to the plan adopted in the earlier treatises, including the treatment of diseases of women in this system, and as this department of medicine has grown so large it is found to occupy an entire volume. The contributers to the volume are eminent English gynecologists and include, J. Wm. Ballantyne, A. H. Freeland Barbour, John Halliday Croom, Alban Doran, W. S. A. Griffith, F. W. N. Haultin, Handfield Jones, Henry Morris, John Phillips, Wm. O. Priestly, Alexander R. Simpson, J. Grieg Smith, John B. Sutton, W. Balls-Headly, Robert Boxall, Chas. J. Cullingworth, Henry Gervis, D. Berry Hart, George E. Herman, Edward Malins, Robert Milne Murray, W. S. Playfair, Amand Routh, W. J. Sinclair, Wm. J. Smyly, J. Knowsley Thornton.

The volume opens with an interesting historical chapter on the Development of Modern Gynecology by Handfield Jones, and it is followed systematically

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