logologo-optometry

How glasses caught a killer and other stories of how optics changed the world

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Catalogue Number: 2847
How glasses caught a killer and other stories of how optics changed the world
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Hewett collection
Author: BAKER David
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 2016
Edition: 2nd Edition
Time Period: 21st C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: UK
Publisher/Manufacturer: Feed a Read.com
Description Of Item: Paperback, printed cover, 234 x 150 mm, perfect binding, 222 pages. A collection of 49 short stories recounting curious and stories related to optometry, The front cover has an image of glazed real tortoiseshell wig spectacles with Ayscough (1750-1850) sides.
Historical Significance: Many of these stories were originally published in the UK magazine 'The Optician'. The author is an optometrist and freelance writer
How Acquired: Purchased by Kett Optometry Museum
Date Acquired: April 2016
Condition: Fine
Location: Nathan Library. Hewett collection

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