MEDICINE: Medical Artist

The biggest of the ten important U. S. publishers of medical books, W. B. Saunders Co.* of Philadelphia, last week celebrated its 50th birthday. Although handsome President Lawrence Saunders might have saluted himself for his formidable list of 800 medical texts ranging from the late Physiologist Hobart Amory Hare's Essentials of Physiology (published in 1888) to Dr. Leon Herman's The Practice of Urology (published this week), he saluted another instead: Professor Max Brödel of Johns Hopkins, the first & only professor of medical art in the world, illustrator of many Saunders books,...

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