Color Atlas of Histopathology
Title: Color Atlas of Histopathology
Genre: Medical Reference
Author: Robert Crowe Curran (1921-2006); foreword by Sir Roy Cameron FRS (1899-1966)
Publisher: Oxford University Press, New York, New York
Year: 1972 (sixth revised edition of book originally published 1966)
Format: Hardcover, large-format, no dust jacket
Provenance: Previous owner, a medical student, wrote their name in pen on page 1 with "Autumn 1973 Chicago, Illinois" (since this person is still in practice, I won't reveal the name)
Sections: Inflammation and Repair; Blood, Spleen, Lymph Nodes and Bone Marrow; Ear, Nose and Mouth; Alimentary Tract; Liver, Gall Bladder and Pancreas; Heart and Arteries; Trachea, Bronchi and Lungs; Endocrine Organs; Central Nervous System and Eye; Kidneys and Bladder; Male Generative System; Female Generative System, Including Breast; Bones, Cartilage and Joints; Skin.
Random Passage: "The tumor cells are very pleomorphic but form rudimentary acini, some of which resemble exocrine tissue."
Notes: Specimen photographs are neatly arranged in a grid of nine on each page, with two columns of small print underneath describing the various samples.