Correction of sub-normal vision

Catalogue Number: 474
Correction of sub-normal vision
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Significant book (Aitken collection)
Author: BIER, Norman
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1960
Edition: 1st Edition
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: Butterworths
Description Of Item: Original cloth cover, original dust cover, 231 pages, 133 photographic illustrations in text
Historical Significance: Normal Bier was a British optometrist who was a pioneer in both low vision and contact lenses. This is probably the first book solely devoted to low vision and marks the beginning of the era in which optometrists applied their skills and ingenuity to achieving best possible vision for those with permanent vision loss. There was a further edition in 1970.
Condition: Good, except dust cover is torn
Location: Nathan Library. Aitken collection

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