Bibliographical Notices Medical Jurisprudence . By Alfred Swaine Taylor, M.D., F.R.S., Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, Hon. M.D. Univ. St. Andrews, Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, and Professor of Medical Jurisprudence and Chemistry in Guy's Hospital. Fifth American from the Seventh and revised London Edition. Edited, with additions, by Edward Hartshorne, M.D., one of the Surgeons of the Pennsylvania Hospital. Philadelphia: Blanchard & Lea. 1861. 8vo. Pn. 714

1861 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
the literature of this subject. The cutaneous affections due to the presence of a vegetable parasite are first considered These are divided into four classes, viz. -.favus; tinea tonsurans, which comprises three varieties; alopecia areata ; and pityriasis versicolor. The cutaneous affections owing to an animal parasite constitute the second portion of the work. The book is illustrated with wood cuts, and its whole appearance elegant and attractive, and as it should be when we consider the
more » ... at unattractive nature of the subject. We can conscientiously commend it to the profession for the clearness and accuracy with which the author has treated his subject. Medical Jurisprudence.
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