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The Gold-Headed Cane.

The Gold-Headed Cane. This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract With the new printing of The Gold-Headed Cane, a reprint of the 1884 edition, the saddest of all with the distinctly meager additions of Dr. Munk, The Gold-Headed Cane now has been printed in eight different forms, seven editions, and some reprints. The first, or second, edition made one year later certainly would have been much more suitable to reprint. Even the fifth or sixth edition with lively discussions and descriptions of previous editions and much miscellaneous history of the book itself would have been better. Indeed, the seventh edition which Bill Kerr and Jim Waring brought out in 1953, published by Charles Thomas, is still in print. When I reviewed the gold-headed cane books in the Archives of Internal Medicine some time ago, (108:805, 1961) I owned copies of the first, third, fourth, sixth, and seventh edition. Between the time I reviewed the books and receipt of the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Internal Medicine American Medical Association

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1967 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9926
eISSN
1538-3679
DOI
10.1001/archinte.1967.00300020123021
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract With the new printing of The Gold-Headed Cane, a reprint of the 1884 edition, the saddest of all with the distinctly meager additions of Dr. Munk, The Gold-Headed Cane now has been printed in eight different forms, seven editions, and some reprints. The first, or second, edition made one year later certainly would have been much more suitable to reprint. Even the fifth or sixth edition with lively discussions and descriptions of previous editions and much miscellaneous history of the book itself would have been better. Indeed, the seventh edition which Bill Kerr and Jim Waring brought out in 1953, published by Charles Thomas, is still in print. When I reviewed the gold-headed cane books in the Archives of Internal Medicine some time ago, (108:805, 1961) I owned copies of the first, third, fourth, sixth, and seventh edition. Between the time I reviewed the books and receipt of the

Journal

Archives of Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Aug 1, 1967

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