A review of volume I appeared in The Journal, Dec. 26, 1931, page 1984. The present, and last, volume has three divisions: section I, 118 pages, containing addresses and papers relating principally to what Jackson called "evolution and dissolution" of the nervous system, principally dissolution; section II, 91 pages, articles relating to disorders of speech; section III, 269 pages, various papers, addresses and lectures. A full chronological list of Dr. Jackson's publications (from 1861 to 1909) and a good index close the volume. What was said of volume I may equally be said of this one: it "contains such a mass of information that detailed review is out of the question but no physician can read it without learning a multitude of things, besides enjoying a scientific banquet of neurologic knowledge."
The articles on dissolution of the nervous system present a broad base for a logical conception of diseases of