The preservation of eyesight

Catalogue Number: 2227
The preservation of eyesight
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Editor: MACNALTY Arthur Salusibury (Sir)
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1958
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Bristol, UK
Publisher/Manufacturer: John Wright and Sons Ltd
Description Of Item: Cream cloth cover, 107 pages, 9 black and white figures in text, index.
Historical Significance: The author, Sir Arthur Salusbury MacNalty KCB, MA, MD. FRCP, FRCS DPH Hon FRS(edin), was formerly the Chief Medical Officer of the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education in the UK. This book was written to be readable for a wide audience including the general public as source of information on the disorders of vision and their prevention and treatment. It has a public health objective. It covers use of the eyes, nutrition and the eye, common defects, lighting and eyesight, the ageing eye, and prevention of injuries in industry. It was compiled by an informal consultative committee of which MacNalty was a member as well as editor of the book. The preface states
How Acquired: Ex Nathan Library
Date Acquired: June 2013
Condition: Good except for old library stickers and stamps
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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