Catalogue Number: 811
The stereoscope in ophthalmology
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: David Washburn WELLS
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1928
Edition: 4th Edition
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Boston
Publisher/Manufacturer: E F Mahady Company
Description Of Item: Original black cloth cover, 107 pages and one page of advertisements, 34 black and white illustrations in text.
Historical Significance: This is a revised enlarged edition of Cat No 344. It is a manual for use of the phoro-optometer and the Wells Stereoscopic cards. David Wells MD was Associate Professor of Ophthamology at the Boston University Medical School and Ophthalmic Surgeon Massachusetts Homeopathic Hospital, Boston. It is designed to accompany the phoro-optometer stereoscope and the Wells selection of stereoscopic cards. The author advocates orthoptics rather than surgery.
How Acquired: Not known
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note