Diagramatic outline of clinical optics

Catalogue Number: 945
Diagramatic outline of clinical optics
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: RUBENS Montague, TARRANT T R
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1966
Edition: Revised edition
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: Medical Illustration Department Institute of Ophthalmology London
Description Of Item: Small 168 mm x 105 mm book, stiff card printed cover, 230 pages plus index and 5 page preliminaries, numerous drawing of optical systems grouped as physical optics, geometric optics and visual optics
Historical Significance: Montague Ruben DMOS FRCS was lecturer in clinical optics at the Institute of Ophthalmology London at the time of writing the book. TR Tarrant was the medical artist at the Institute. The book is designed to help ophthalmologists in training to grapple with optics. Ruben wrote over 20 books on clinical optics and contact lenses. He was the Founding President in 1978 of the International Society for Contact Lens Research and worked well with optometrists working in contact lenses. Tarrant was very well known for his medical illustrations in ophthalmology and many fundus pictures early 20th C ophthalmology books were painted by him.
How Acquired: Ex Nathan Library
Condition: Good
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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