Catalogue Number: 548
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: DOBSON Margaret Bernard
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1931
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: Oxford University Press
Description Of Item: Original brown linen backed printed wrappers, 56 pages, illustrated Blind stamp for 'Holdsworth Bros Proprietor' on front fly leaf.
Historical Significance: Margaret Dobson was medically qualified but an early proponent of non-surgical treatment of squint. See for example Margaret Dobson 'Notes on the non-operative treatment of squint ' Trans. Opt. Soc. 1923 ; 24: 101-102; her book 'Binocular imbalance' London OUP 1943; 'The amblyopia reader : a system of eye-sight development' 1935; 'Simple aids for the cure of very young squinters'1950; 'Dynamic retinoscopy' 1931; 'Anaglyphs : their use in orthoptic training' 1937. See also Cat No 347.
How Acquired: Ex Nathan Library
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note