A System of Bacteriology in Relation to Medicine. Volume IV. By H. J. Bensted, W. Bulloch, L. Dudgeon, A. D. Gardner, E. D. W. Greig, D. Harvey, W. F. Harvey, T. J. Mackie, R. A. O'Brien, H. M. Perry, H. Schütze, P. Bruce White, and W. J. Wilson. Medical Research Council. Cloth. Price, £1 1s. net. Pp. 482. London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1929.
Under the auspices of the British Medical Research Council comes this system of bacteriology in relation to medicine—the first work in English at all comparable to some of the great German systems in the fundamental fields of medicine. It is to be complete in nine volumes of approximately 400 pages each, offering a comprehensive survey of our present knowledge of bacterial organisms with special relationship to medical work. Almost a hundred British bacteriologists are cooperating, each one offering subjects in which he has been for long