Practical orthoptics in the treatment of squint

Catalogue Number: 297
Practical orthoptics in the treatment of squint
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: Thomas Keith LYLE, Sylvie JACKSON
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1949
Edition: 3rd edition
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: HK Lewis and Co Ltd
Description Of Item: TWO COPIES: Copy 1 Original dustwrapper, original navy blue cloth, 271 pages, 151 illustrations, 3 colour plates. Copy 2 Same as copy 1 but without dustwrapper
Historical Significance: This is a later edition of this classic text book on orthoptics. The first was 1937 (see Catalogue No 203). It continued for many editions until 1970 under the name of 'Lyle and Jackson's practical orthoptics in the treament of squint' with Jackson and Wybar as authors. T Keith Lyle CBE MA MD MChir FRCP FRCS (1905-1987) was an international figure in ocular motility who in addition to writing this book, edited Chavasse's edition of Worth's squint and the 13th Ed of May and Worth's diseases of the eye. He was President of the Faculty of Ophthalmology in 1968 and Dean of the Institute of Ophthalmology for a time.
How Acquired: Donated by
Condition: Both copies fine
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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