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March 25, 1893

The Anatomy and Surgical Treatment of Hernia. By Henry O. Marcy, A.M., M.D., LL.D., of Boston.

JAMA. 1893;XX(12):346-347. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420390028008

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The members of the American Medical Association who were fortunate enough to be present at the last meeting will remember with what pleasure they were entertained by Dr. Marcy in listening to his lecture on hernia, and which was so well illustrated by large illuminated plates shown on canvass. They now have an opportunity of possessing a copy of Dr. Marcy's great work on this subject, the like of which we can truly say has not before been placed within the reach of American practitioners of surgery.

In opening this portly tome, after the title page the first thing that strikes our attention is the author's dedication and beautiful tribute to Sir Joseph Lister. Following this are his enconiums of Sir Astley Cooper, whose work in this line is of itself sufficient to cause his name to be written among the numerous. With discriminating justice we find the author giving

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