Catalogue Number: 93
Modern retinoscopy : including the principles and practice of velono-skiascopy
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: PASCAL, Joseph I
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1930
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: Hatton Press
Description Of Item: The book is hard cover, navy blue cloth; 215 x 140 mm, with 279 pages including an index. There are 4 pages of advertisements for instruments and books at the back. The book is a detailed exposition of the theory and practice of retinoscopy including a diversity of alternative methods.
Historical Significance: Joseph Pascal was a Licentiate in optometry at the University State of New York and also held a BSc and an MA from Columbia, NY. He is described on the title page holding an Absolutorium in Medicine from the University of Vienna. He acknowledges the help of Professor Lindner of the Eye Clinic in Vienna and who developed the method of velono-skiaoscopy.
How Acquired: Donated by
Condition: good (cloth spotted)
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note