Contact lenses: a textbook for practitioners and students

Catalogue Number: 2513
Contact lenses: a textbook for practitioners and students
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Significant book (Aitken collection)
Author: STONE Janet, PHILLIPS Anthony John
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1971
Edition: 1st edition
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: Barrie and Jenkins
Description Of Item: Original dust cover, original navy blue cloth covers, 240 x 174 mm, 507 pages, 221 black and white figures in text, 31 colour plates
Historical Significance: Janet` Stone FBOAHD, FSMC, FAAO, DCLP and Anthony Phillips MPhil, FBOAHD, FSMC, FAAO, DCLP were English optometrists who took a leading role in the field of contact lenses. This book was an important textbook in its time and had several editions, the last in 1981. Phillips published further books one under the simple title of 'Contact lenses' as co-editor with Lynne Speedwell, the most recent being a 5th edition published in 2006. Anthony Phillips migrated to Australia in 1982 to settle in Adelaide, where he established a specialist contact lens practice and was an adjust professor at Flinders University Medical School.
How Acquired: Donated by Harold Barton, Melbourne optometrist
Date Acquired: Sep 2014
Condition: Very good, except torn wrapper
Location: Nathan Library. Aitken collection

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