An international system of ophthalmic practice

Catalogue Number: 313
An international system of ophthalmic practice
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: Walter Lytle PYLE, A KNAPP
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1918
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Philadephia
Publisher/Manufacturer: P Blakiston
Description Of Item: Original cloth, 509 pages, 32 illustrations
Historical Significance: This book relates ophthalmology to general medicine. Originally published by WL Pyle alone in 1910. Walter L Pyle AM, MD (1871-1921) was an ophthalmologist. He published with G M Gould 'Anomalies and curiosities of medicine: being an encyclopedic collection of rare and extraordinary cases, and of the most striking instances of abnormality in all branches of medicine and surgery, derived from an exhaustive research of medical literature from its origin to the present day, abstracted, classified, annotated, and indexed' (1896) which has been much republished
How Acquired: Donated by CWC Optometrists, formerly the practice of Eric Padman, sometime National President OAA
Date Acquired: 1/08/2005
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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