Catalogue Number: 516
Mechanisms of colour discrimination; proceedings of the International Symposium on the Fundamental Mechanisms of the Chromatic Discrimination in Animals and Man (1958 : Paris, France).
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1960
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Oxford
Publisher/Manufacturer: Pergamon Press
Description Of Item: Original green cloth cover, 296 pages, illustrations, diagrams and tables
Historical Significance: This book was purchased by the Nathan Library because the first research project in the Victorian College of Optometry was to do with colour vision and the proceedings contains papers by the eminent colour vision scientists of the day. Its worn condition indicates that it was much used by College staff and students of the 1960s.
Condition: Spine very worn and condition shabby
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note