Eyestrain, commonly called asthenopia

Catalogue Number: 156
Eyestrain, commonly called asthenopia
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Significant book (Aitken collection)
Author: CLARKE Ernest
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1892
Time Period: 19th C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: J and A Churchill
Description Of Item: 8vo, original cloth cover, 168 pp, 22 illustrations, illegible signature of former owner
Historical Significance: This book includes descriptions of various forms of eyestrain (or asthenopia), its causes and treatments. 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 books by Clarke at Cat No 157, 158
How Acquired: Not known
Condition: Good
Location: Nathan Library. Aitken collection

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