Systemic ophthalmology

Catalogue Number: 779
Systemic ophthalmology
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: SORSBY, Arnold
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1951
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: Butterworth and Co
Description Of Item: Original navy blue cloth covers, 712 pages plus 21 pages of index. 38 plates, 309 figures 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 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' syndrome, Sorsby's macular degeneration and Sorsby's fundus dystrophy.
How Acquired: Ex Nathan Library
Condition: Good
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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