Squint, its causes. pathology and treatment

Catalogue Number: 352
Squint, its causes. pathology and treatment
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: Claud Alley WORTH
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1906
Edition: 3rd Edition
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Philadephia
Publisher/Manufacturer: E Blakiston's Son and Co
Description Of Item: Original cloth, 234 pages, 43 figures in text. Signature of W J Aird, a Melbourne optometrist, and rubber stamp of W Wood (also Melbourne optometrists) on the front fly leaf. Enclosed are two 1912 Victorian Optical class examination papers
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 obiturary Brit J Ophthal 1936; 20: 558-559.
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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