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The "paper-back" revolution may have brought the gaudy covers which clothe both murder mysteries and the once-gray classics, but its vulgarities are amply balanced by the important books it brings to students at students' prices.
These two paper-back volumes prove the point. First published in 1941 by Mosby under the title Cardiac Classics, this anthology, gathered by Willius and Keys, presents important essays ranging in time from William Harvey's De Motu Cordis to James B. Herrick's classic paper on the clinical features of coronary thrombosis.
The student who reads in this valuable collection may smile at the antique:
Classics of Cardiology. Vols. 1 and 2.. Ann Intern Med. ;56:1000. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-56-6-1000_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1962;56(6):1000.
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