Twenty-three contributors from various parts of the world present their views on the timely subject of this book. The editor is director of the Connective Research Laboratory, University Institute of Medical Anatomy, Copenhagen. This volume brings together, under one cover, the present knowledge of connective tissue in its various phases. It covers such aspects as the morphology, chemistry, and pathology of connective tissue. At the end of each paper there is a complete bibliography. The subject matter is well illustrated. Although the book has many contributors, its style is cohesive and easy to read. This is an authoritative book on a vital subject, and it should be of great value to all students of connective tissue, in particular, and to the medical profession, in general.