A handbook of the diseases of the eye and their treatment

Catalogue Number: 329
A handbook of the diseases of the eye and their treatment
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: Henry Rosborough SWANZY, Louis WERNER
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1907
Edition: 9th Edition
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: H K Lewis
Description Of Item: 774 pages and 16 pages of book advertisements, 227 black and white figures in text. One folding plate of Snellen's astigmatic fan. Holmgrens' wool test for colour blindness on back paste down Rubber stamp of former owner Andrew Geddes Optical Pty Ltd, Melbourne optometrists
Historical Significance: Sir Henry Swanzy (184-1913) received his MD degree at Dublin in 1865 and studied in Berlin under von Graefe before setting up an ophthalmic practice in Dublin. He was President of the Ophthalmological Society of the UK 1897-9 and of the Royal College of Surgeons 1906-8. Swanzy gave the Bowman lecture in 1888 and had earlier written an an Atlas of Ophthalmoscopy 1870. This is an enlarged edition with joint authorship. See First edition Cat No 328 See First edition of this book Cat No 328. Other editions and copies at Cat nos.50, 329, 330, 625 and 3334
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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