The recognition of ocular disease

Catalogue Number: 88
The recognition of ocular disease
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: FORREST, James
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1926
Edition: 2nd edition
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: J and H Taylor
Description Of Item: The book is in original brown cloth, 120 x 135 mm with 167 pages including an index. It has 9 colour plates. Its 15 Chapters are organised to cover the diseases of each of the main the structures of the eye
Historical Significance: James Forrest MB ChB held appointments at several London hospitals. According to the preface the book was written to provide a general knowledge of eye diseases. The intended readership in not clear but it could have been for opticians since the book was proof read by a Mr H L Taylor who is the author of books on optics and bifocals.The book was originally in the Library of the Victorian Optical Association (now the OAA Vic Div) and was given to the VCO when it was formed in 1939
How Acquired: Donated by Victorian Optical Association
Date Acquired: 1939
Condition: Fair (old library stamps and stickers)
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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