History of optics, ophthalmology and optometry

Catalogue Number: 883
History of optics, ophthalmology and optometry
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: LEDERER Joseph
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1960
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Sydney
Publisher/Manufacturer: University of New South Wales
Description Of Item: Stiff brown paper wrappers with title on front. Frontispiece chart and 123 roneoed pages and 2 page addendums. (2 copies)
Historical Significance: This book was written by the foundation Professor of Optometry, Josef Lederer, as student notes. It includes 4 pages (pp 120-123) on the history of optometry in Australia. See Lederer's profile by Alexander JA Emeritus Professor Josef Lederer - A pioneer of low vision care Clin Exp Optom 2001; 84: 171-174, also on this web site under the tab 'People who made history'.
How Acquired: Ex Nathan Library
Condition: Wrappers damaged, otherwise good
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 1

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