Catalogue Number: 1073
Modern trends in ophthalmology. Third series
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Editor: SORSBY, Arnold
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1955
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: Butterworth and Co
Description Of Item: Original black cloth, 346 pages, 2 colour plates, 111 figures in text. ACO library stamp.
Historical Significance: Arnold Sorsby (1900-1980) was Research Professor in Ophthalmology University of London from 1943. He was prolific writer of text books and research articles with over 100 listed on PubMed. His interests were refractive errors, blindness and genetics. Named after him are Sorsby' syndrome, Sorsby's macular degeneration and Sorsby's fundus dystrophy.
How Acquired: Ex Nathan Library
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note