The neurology of vision

Catalogue Number: 303
The neurology of vision
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: Herbert John PARSONS
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1904
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: Hodder and Stoughton
Description Of Item: Printed paper wrappers, 70 pages, illustrated including 2 colour plates
Historical Significance: This book prints 2 lectures on neurology of vision. John Parsons FRS (1868-1957) was a prominent British ophthalmologist with a special interest in pathology. He published a 4 volume 'Pathology of the Eye' in 1904-8. He also had an interest in colour blindness and published 'Introduction to colour vision' in 1915. See Duke Elder S. John Parsons. Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1958; 4: 204-214. This is an early book written by Parsons who was to become famous for his standard text book on Diseases of the Eye see Cat No 301.
How Acquired: Donated by Mrs Werner, widow of one of the Werner optometrists of the first half of the 20th C
Condition: Fair (untidily rebacked)
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 1

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