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November 1927

Handbuch der Haut-und Geschlechtskrankheiten

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1927;16(5):673-674. doi:10.1001/archderm.1927.02380050137013

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The two volumes published are the first of perhaps the most ambitious and extensive exposition on dermatology and syphilis which has ever been attempted. Its inception was in 1912, and was nothing less than a comprehensive encyclopedia of dermatology. The work was stopped by the World War, but now the authors have taken it up again and are proposing to complete it as rapidly as possible. It is issued under the auspices of the Deutsche Dermatologische Gesellschaft, with an editorial board headed by Prof. J. Jadassohn as editorin-chief, and with the collaboration of a large number of the best known men in the field of German dermatology. The colossal size of the undertaking is indicated by the fact that it is to appear in twenty-two volumes, as follows: Volume 1, entitled "The Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin," will be in two parts; the first part, a large octavo volume

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