Contact lenses. A textbook for practitioner and student

Catalogue Number: 2286
Contact lenses. A textbook for practitioner and student
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: PHILLIPS, Anthony J, STONE, Janet
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1989
Edition: 3rd Edition
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: Butterworths and Co
Description Of Item: Colour illustrated boards, 250 x195 mm, 1017 pages, illustrated with black and white photographs and diagrams plus 102 colour plates
Historical Significance: This was a very important book on contact lens practice first published in 1972 with 5 editions to 2006.The first author Anthony Phillips was born in England and qualified in optometry there. He migrated to Australia about 1980 to set up practice in Adelaide where he has has an adjunct appointment at the Flinders Medical Centre. This is a multi-author book with 28 authors including three Australians, Brien Holden, Charles McMonnies and Helen Swarbrick.
How Acquired: Purchased by Kett Museum (Abe books)
Date Acquired: Aug 2013
Condition: Good except slight breaking of edge of spine
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books by Australian authors

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