Catalogue Number: 559
Pocket ophthalmic dictionary : including pronunciation, derivation and definition of the words used in optometry and ophthalmology, together with a complete description of the light wave theory, anatomy of the eye, functions, blood and nerve supply of the different parts ...
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: LEWIS James J
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1916
Edition: 6th Edition
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: USA?
Publisher/Manufacturer: not shown
Description Of Item: Original cloth, 286 pages, illustrated. Signature of Ida Ghent on front fly leaf dated 21/6/1927. Ida Ghent was few woman optometrists in Victoria in the first half of the 20th C.
Historical Significance: This book went to at least 9 editions including 3 published in 1916. We also have the 7th and 9th editions.
How Acquired: Donated by Estate of Ida Ghent
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note