Catalogue Number: 520
Eyesight and how to take care of it
Sub-Category: Significant book (Aitken collection)
Editor: George BLACK
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1888?
Time Period: 19th C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: J Raphael and Co
Description Of Item: Original printed green cloth, 139 pages and 21 figures, 20 pages of book advertisements. Signature of JB Shattock on half title page.
Historical Significance: This is a simple guide for the intelligent lay reader that has been published in a number of editions c 1900. This one is edited by George Black MB (Edin) as a part of the Long Life Series. Priced at one shilling.
How Acquired: Purchased by Kett Museum $A45
Date Acquired: Dec 2007
Location: Nathan Library. Aitken collection