Catalogue Number: 353
Squint, its causes. pathology and treatment
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: Claud Alley WORTH
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1921
Edition: 5th Edition
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: Bailliere Tndall and Cox
Description Of Item: Original cloth, 242 pages, 42 figures in text. Signature of Ida E Ghent on title page. Ida Ghent was one of the first woman optometrists in Victoria.
Historical Significance: Claud Worth (1869-1936) was a noted British ophthalmologist especially well known for his writings on amblyopia and strabismus. He started the first orthoptic clinic at Moorfields. This book was first published 1905 and ran to 6 editions. He was also author with F Bernard Chavasse of 'Squint, the binocular relexes and the treatment of squint' 1939 which became 'Worth and Chavasse's Squnit' in 1950 and 1959. He also published a 'Manual of diseases of the Eye' with Charles May in 1906 which also went to many editions until 1944. He was a keen yachtsman and published two books on Yacht cruising. See his obituary Brit J Ophthal 1936; 20: 558-559.
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note