Practical ophthalmic lenses

Catalogue Number: 812
Practical ophthalmic lenses
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1974
Edition: 1st Edition
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: Butterworths
Description Of Item: Original mottled grey boards, 266 pages, many illustrations in text Name of former owner A J Vingrys on front fly leaf
Historical Significance: This book was a popular text on ophthalmic lenses written by a person foremost in the field. Jalie was the Head of Department of Applied Optics at City & Islington College from 1986 to 1995 where he taught optics, ophthalmic lenses and dispensing from 1964. Subsequently he was Visiting Professor to the optometry course at the University of Ulster in Coleraine. He also wrote Tables for surfacing instruction: Spectacle crown glass and CR 39 1972; Toric lenses, toric transposition. 1988; Ophthalmic lenses and dispensing 1999; Principles of ophthalmic lenses 1977
How Acquired: Donated by Algis Vingrys
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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