Catalogue Number: 563
Tabulae Biologicae Vol XXII (Oculus) Pars 3 Fasc 1 and Fasc 4
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Editor: EP Fischer, JS Friedenwald, K Steindorf, JG Van Manen, A Sorsby, WW Weisbach
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1958
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: 's-Gravenhage
Publisher/Manufacturer: Dr W Junk
Description Of Item: Two monographs, Fasc 1 is a monograph by J ten Doesschate 'Absorption of radiant energy by the ocular media' of 32 pages and Fasc 4 is a monograph by Professor Dr A Bruckner on 'Optische constanten (elemente*) refraktion, akkommodation' of 250 pages, both monographs being bound at a later date in green cloth covers with the spine identification Tabulae Biologiae 22 1958.
Historical Significance: These two monographs present important and comprehensive summaries of data on absorption by the media of the eye in Fasc 1 and on the optics of the eye and accommodation in Fasc 4. Dr ten Doesschate was from the University Eye Hospital in Utrecht in the Netherlands and Dr Bruckner was from Basel. ten Doesschate has 39 papers on Pubmed from 1948 to 1982 including an early highly technical report of tritanopia A case of tritanopy. Doc Ophthalmol. 1951;5-6:73-87 published just before WD Wright's classic paper on tritanopia The characteristics of tritanopia. J Opt Soc Am. 1952 Aug;42(8):509-21.
How Acquired: Ex Nathan Library
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note