We have come, and with good reason, to look forward to the Year Book and to expect from it a high degree of perfection. This year's number is no exception. Drs. Baer and Witten continue to use excellent judgment in their choice of articles to abstract and in the subjects they select for emphasis. The special article in this number deals with acne—23 pages devoted to recent developments only. It is full, authentic, and so current that of the 39 item bibliographic references, two are still "in press."
For the first time, the term Syphilology has been omitted from the title page, but articles on syphilis continue to be abstracted. This edition contains in all 371 abstracts, in many cases sufficiently full so that reference to the original articles is not necessary. The authors continue to interpret and to evaluate pertinently and critically many of the articles; the material is