Vision and aging

Catalogue Number: 3161
Vision and aging
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Editor: ROSENBLOOM Alfred A, MORGAN Meredith W
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1998
Edition: 2nd Edition
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Stoneham, MA, USA
Publisher/Manufacturer: Butterworth-Heinemann
Description Of Item: Pictorial hardback, 240 x 160 mm, 463 pages, black and white illustrations and diagrams throughout text. Note June 2019 A copy of 1st ed.( Kett3697) is now in Hewett Collection
Historical Significance: Al Rosenbloom BA (Penn State), MA (U Chicago), OD (Ill. College Optom) (1921-2015) was Dean of the Illinois College of Optometry from 1955 to 1972 and was known for his expertise in low vision and his advocacy in that field. Meredith Morgan BS (optom and physics), MA, PhD (all U Calif Berk) was Dean of the University of California Berkeley School of Optometry from 1960 to 1973. See Hindsight 2016; 47(3): 100-101 for more biographical information for Rosenbloom and Morgan. Morgan is an author in this book for two chapters. Noteworthy is that Australian optometrists Ian Bailey and David Cockburn are authors of chapters.
How Acquired: Purchased by Kett Optometry Museum
Date Acquired: Oct 2016
Condition: Very good except for bending of corners of the cover
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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