The Ophthalmologic Institute of the University of Bologna, directed by Prof. Quinino Di Marzio, has published the eighth volume of "Saggi di oftalmologia." This book is a collection of reprints of forty original articles written by Dr. Di Marzio and his pupils Caramazza, Puglisi, Duranti, Spinelli, Lugli, Filippi-Gabardi, Biozzi and De Petri.
The researches have a vast scope. The subjects include the comparative anatomy of the eye, the biomicroscopy of the lens and the vitreous, studies on tuberculosis of the different structures of the eyeball, roentgenologic investigation of the optic foramen, the bacteriology of the eye, angiotenometry, ocular syndromes due to lesions of the internal carotid artery and of the sympathetic system, intermittent exophthalmos, and observations on the therapy of various ocular lesions.
These articles show the reader the serious scientific interest of the authors and their thorough knowledge of the subject. The literature is well