An introduction to the study of colour vision

Catalogue Number: 226
An introduction to the study of colour vision
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: John Herbert PARSONS
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1924
Edition: 2nd Edition
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Cambridge
Publisher/Manufacturer: University Press
Description Of Item: Original dust wrapper, original cloth. 363 pp. 94 diagrams in text, colour plate as frontispiece
Historical Significance: Sir John Parsons FRS DSc MBBS FRCS (1868-1957) was a prominent British ophthalmologist with a special interest in pathology. He published a 4 vol 'Pathology of the Eye' in 1904-8. He had an interest in colour blindness and published this book 'Introduction to colour vision' in 1915. The first edition of this book was published in1915. See Duke Elder S. John Parsons. Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1958; 4: 204-214
How Acquired: Donated by CWC Optometrists, Launceston
Date Acquired: 1/08/2005
Condition: Fine
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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