A manual of diseases of the eye

Catalogue Number: 220
A manual of diseases of the eye
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: Charles H MAY and Claud Alley WORTH
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1906
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: Bailliere, Tindall and Cox
Description Of Item: Original green cloth covers, 400 pages, many black and white and colour illustrations. Pencilled ownership inscription 'JM Baxter, Camberwell' and rubber stamp of Australian College of Optomety
Historical Significance: Claud Worth (1869-1936) was a noted Bristish ophthalmologist especially well known for his writings on amblyopia and strabismus. He started the first orthoptic clinic at Moorfields and wrote a classic book on squint in 1903. He supervised this British edition of Charles May's hugely popular book Manual of Eye Diseases first published in the USA in 1900. See Catalogue No 78 for the 5th Ediiton 1907 by Charles May as the sole author and Cat No 219 for the 4th Ediiton 1920 of this book jointly authored with Claud Worth
Condition: Good
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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