Ocular allergy

Catalogue Number: 1044
Ocular allergy
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: THEODORE Frederick H, SCHLOSSMAN Abraham
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1958
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Baltimore
Publisher/Manufacturer: Williams Wilkins Company
Description Of Item: Original red cloth cover, 420 pages, 109 black and white photographic illustrations, 2 colour plates, with chapters by William B. Sherman and Robert S. Coles. Old ACO Library stamp
Historical Significance: The authors were well known physicians associated with the Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital, a hospital known for establishing the first allergy clinic in the USA in 1916. The Chapter by William B. Sherman, Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, forms an excellent review of allergy for the ophthalmologist.
How Acquired: Ex Nathan Library
Date Acquired: Nov 2008
Condition: Fair. front joint broken
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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