Clinical Surgery 2. The eye

Catalogue Number: 582
Clinical Surgery 2. The eye
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: DUKE-ELDER, (Sir) Stewart
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1964
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: Butterworths and Co Ltd
Description Of Item: Dark blue cloth, 365 pages
Historical Significance: Sir Steward Duke-Elder (1899-1978) FRS was a towering figure in ophthalmology in the UK in the mid 20th C. He was a prolific writer and editor, producing seven volumes of Textbook of Ophthalmology and fifteen volumes of System of Ophthalmology, along with many other textbooks and scientific papers. He served for many years as editor of Brit J Ophthal and Ophthal Literature and was involved in the formation of the Institute of Ophthalmology in London. He was elected FRS and he was knighted in 1933. He was Surgeon-Oculist to King Edward VIII, George V and Queen Elizabeth II.
How Acquired: Donated by Ian Gutteridge, member of the College
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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