Catalogue Number: 813
Diseases of the eye: a textbook for students and practitioners
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: Eugene WOLFF
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1942
Edition: 2nd Edition
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: Cassell and Company Ltd
Description Of Item: Original brown cloth, 222 pages, 131283 illustrations and 5 colour plates. Pencil annotations. Signatures of J Nathan and Alan Isaacs on front fly leaf. VCO rubber stamp.
Historical Significance: Eugene Wolff (1896-1954) was a British ophthalmic surgeon in North London. He was educated and worked in England but born in South Africa. He wrote 'Anatomy for Artists' in 1925 when he was an anatomy demonstrator. He wrote 'Pathology of the Eye' in 1934. See his obit Br J Ophthalmol. 1954 April; 38(4): 253-256. He is most famous for his text book on ocular anatomy. See Cat No 348. This is a second copy of the 2nd edition, see Cat No 96. The Museum also hold the 3rd edition 1948 See Cat No 349.
How Acquired: Ex Nathan Library
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note