Professor Jacobson, whose work for sixteen years at the Ear Clinic of the University of Berlin gave him a wide acquaintance, and whose contributions to Schwartze's "Archiv" gave him a name in the otologic world, addresses a larger medical audience in this volume of more than 500 pages. It is intended for both students and general practitioners, and the details of more interest to the specialist are in smaller type. There are 345 illustrations, of which there are a number of new ones in this, third, edition (showing the radical operation, the recent plastic methods following the former, the method of exposing the middle cranial fossa and the transverse sinus, ligation of the jugular vein, and lumbar puncture).
The report of the complete literature is brought up to the end of the year 1901. Dr. Blau's command of this part of the work is apparent. It is to be expected,