Textbook of orthoptics

Catalogue Number: 1367
Textbook of orthoptics
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: GIBSON H W
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1955
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: Hatton Press Ltd
Description Of Item: Original grey green cloth cover, 497 pages including index, bibliography, glossary and 13 pages of case histories. 173 figures in text.
Historical Significance: Gibson also published 'Clinical orthoptics' in 1955. (see cat No 606). Gibson FBOA FSMC DOrth was an English optometrist who was senior staff orthoptist and lecturer in orthoptics at the London Refraction Hospital. George Giles published an earlier (1938, 1943) text book on orthoptics for British optometry students (see Cat # 195, 196)
How Acquired: Donated by Barry L Cole
Date Acquired: Dec 2009
Condition: Excellent except for some fading of the cover
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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