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November 1982

Atlas of the Human Skull

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Galveston, Tex

Arch Otolaryngol. 1982;108(11):754. doi:10.1001/archotol.1982.00790590076024

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Abstract

An atlas is rightly judged by the quality of its illustrations. The Atlas of the Human Skull by Waddington survives this judgment and merits special praise for its beauty and utility. The color photographs evoke in the viewer a distinct sense of pleasure, and the accompanying labeled line drawings provide clear and uncluttered guidance to the photographic representation. Each section is complete and well balanced, and the few technical flaws are apparent only to the professional anatomist.

Several photographs are out of focus (eg, pages 46b, 73 (left side), 96b, 129) and the use of illustrative color is not consistent across photograph and line drawings (see pages 58, 59, and 61). This is sometimes distracting, but does not lead to confusion.

While the book cannot replace a prepared specimen of the human skull, it comes close indeed. The experienced surgeon will find this book useful in tutoring his juniors

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