Catalogue Number: 157
The errors of accommodation and refraction of the eye
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: Clarke, Ernest
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1918
Edition: 4th Edition
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: Bailliere, Tindall and Cox
Description Of Item: 243 pages plus advertisements, copious illustrations, includes Snellen and reading chart tucked in at end.
Historical Significance: This is the 4th edition of a work first published in 1903. It deals mostly with refractive errors and ocular muscle imbalance. The illustrations include several in colour and there are some good representations of contemporary instrumentation. Ernest Clarke CVO, MD (1881), MD (1885), FRCS (1894) (1857 - 1933) was a successful ophthalmologist practising in London and with appointments to several hospitals. See other boos bu Clarke Cat No 156 and 158.
How Acquired: Not known
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note