A few weeks ago, a writer in the British Medical Journal, reviewing three standard American works on dermatology, criticized, in a good natured way, the number of American books in this field. He had no vital criticism to make on any of the three; they are all excellent works on dermatology. But each one of them covered the subject in much the same way as the others, and he asked the question, "What is the use for the great number of comprehensive texts published in America?" We are not inclined to yield on the criticism that America is any more at fault, if fault it be, in this respect than the British Isles, for we recall about the same relative proportion of texts on dermatology in Great Britain as there are in America. But we believe the point is a good one. We have in view especially dermatology, but the
THE NEED FOR MORE MONOGRAPHS AND FEWER BOOKS ON DERMATOLOGY AS A WHOLE. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1923;7(5):637–638. doi:10.1001/archderm.1923.02360110066011
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