logologo-optometry

Refraction of the eye

Catalogue Number: 698
Refraction of the eye
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: HARTRIDGE, Gustavus
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1907
Edition: 14th Edition
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: J and A Churchill
Description Of Item: Original blue cloth covers, 273 pages plus book advertisements, 109 illustrations, folding Snellen Chart opposite page 268
Historical Significance: Gustavus Hartridge also wrote 'The ophthalmoscope: a manual for students' 1919 . He was a prominent ophthalmic surgeon in London. He is to be distinguished from Hamilton Hartridge FRS (1886-1976), a famous eye physiologist, but the two are related. Gustavus was Hamilton Hartridge's father's cousin and is said to have encouraged Hamilton's interest in the eye. This book was first published in 1884 and ran for many editions the last being the 16th ed 1919
How Acquired: Ex Nathan Library
Condition: Good
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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