A colour atlas of ophthalmological diagnosis

Catalogue Number: 2825
A colour atlas of ophthalmological diagnosis
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: BEDFORD Michael A
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1979
Edition: 1st Edition 7th impression
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London (Printed Holland)
Publisher/Manufacturer: Wolfe Medical Publications
Description Of Item: Colour illustrated imitation cloth covers, 200 x 137 mm, 190 pages, 138 colour illustrations
Historical Significance: Michael Bedford FRCS was consultant eye surgeon to St Bartholomew's Hospital and Senior Lecturer at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. This is an example of medical atlases published in mid 20th century. Its colour printing is not high quality and was even worse in the first impression . See book review by R A Weale A Colour Atlas of Ophthalmological Diagnosis. By M. A. BEDFORD. (London: Wolfe Medical Books, 1971.) [Pp. 190, 138 figures.] . OPTICA ACTA, 1971; 18: 793-794
How Acquired: Donated by Estate of William Cooper, via Peter Lewis
Date Acquired: Mar 2016
Condition: Fine
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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