Clinical Refraction

Catalogue Number: 140
Clinical Refraction
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: BORISH, Irvin
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1949
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Chicago
Publisher/Manufacturer: Professional Press Inc
Description Of Item: Original cloth cover, 421 pages, 111 illustrations.
Historical Significance: This is an early edition of the classic optometry student text written by Dr Irvin Borish (1913- 2012) OD (Northern Illinois College of Optometry 1934), LLD (Indiana University 1968) and acclaimed US optometric educator. Inscriptions indicate that this copy of his book was owned by Donald G Pitts of Memphis Tennessee, a prominent optometric researcher with the USAF and Houston University, later given to Professor Barry Cole for the Australian College of Optometry Library
How Acquired: Donated by Donald G Pitts, researcher SAF and at University of Houston
Condition: Poor
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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