Principles of ophthalmoscopy and skiascopy

Catalogue Number: 1028
Principles of ophthalmoscopy and skiascopy
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: ALEXANDER George Forbes
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1923
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: J and A Churchill
Description Of Item: Original light brown cloth, 72 pages, 30 figures in text. VOA library stamp and stickers
Historical Significance: George F Alexander (1861-1951) was a British ophthalmologist. MB CM 1883 Edinburgh University (1883). He wrote 2 books on the optical aspects of ophthalmology, this one and one on Ocular dioptrics and lenses published in 1934. He was not the most prominent of ophthalmologists of his period but was worthy enough to have a short obituary in Brit J Ophthal 1951; 35(4) 252.
How Acquired: Ex Nathan Library
Condition: Fair
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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