Atlas of external disease of the eye

Catalogue Number: 262
Atlas of external disease of the eye
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: Richard GREEFF
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1914
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: New York
Publisher/Manufacturer: Rebman Company
Description Of Item: Original green cloth, 160 pages, 30 large colour plates
Historical Significance: Richard Greeff (1862-1938) was Professor of Ophthalmology University of Berlin. He translated Ramon y Cajal's work on the structure of the vertebrate retina that had been done in 1892-93 into German This was part of the work for which Ramon y Cajal earned the Nobel Prize in 1906. Greeff was also renowed for his contribution to the pathology of the eye.
How Acquired: Donated by CWV optometrists Launceston, formerly the practice of Eric Padman
Date Acquired: 1/08/2005
Condition: Excellent
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note. Folios

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