Modern ophthalmology

Catalogue Number: 790
Modern ophthalmology
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: SORSBY, Arnold
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1963 1964
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: Butterworth and Co
Description Of Item: Four volumes: original black cloth covers, Vol 1 531 pages, 277 illustrations in text, Vol 2 716 pages, 272 illustrations in text, Vol 3 527 pages, 348 illustrations in text, Vol 4 564 pages, 246 illustrations in text. Old rubber stamp of the Australian College of Optometry
Historical Significance: Arnold Sorsby (1900-1980) was Research Professor in Ophthalmology University of London from 1943. He was a prolific writer of text books and research articles with over 100 listed on PubMed. His interests were refractive errors, blindness and genetics. Named after him are Sorsby's syndrome, Sorsby's macular degeneration and Sorsby's fundus dystrophy.
How Acquired: Ex Nathan Library
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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