The amblyopia reader: a system of eye-sight development

Catalogue Number: 881
The amblyopia reader: a system of eye-sight development
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: DOBSON Margaret Bernard
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1935
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: Rembrandt Photogravue Ltd
Description Of Item: Original immitation half leather and cloth, 93 pages, illustrated. TWO COPIES: COPY 1 ex VOA Library with stickers and stamps (ex Nathan Library); COPY 2 Copy complete with red filters (from Peter Booth, UK) Copy 1 de-accessioned 6/2/2017
Historical Significance: Margaret Dobson was medically qualified but an early proponent of non-surgical treatment of squint. See for example Margaret Dobson Notes on the non-operative treatment of squint Trans. Opt. Soc. 1923 ; 24: 101-102; her book Binocular imbalance Lond OUP 1943; The amblyopia reader : a system of eye-sight development 1935; Simple aids for the cure of very young squinters 1950; Dynamic retinoscopy 1931; Anaglyphs : (their use in orthoptic training) 1937. See also Cat Nos 547 and 548.
How Acquired: Ex Nathan Library
Condition: Copy 1 fair, Copy 2 very good
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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