Catalogue Number: 3150
Sub-Category: Efron Collection
Author: Wichterle O.
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1994
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Prague, Czech Republic
Publisher/Manufacturer: : Ideu Repro
Description Of Item: Pictorial cover paper back with picture of Otto Wichterle, 210 x 145 mm, photographic portrait of Otto Wichterle as frontispiece and a book review in the Times Literary Supplement published in the December 7-13 1990 issue is reproduced on the inside of the front cover. Foreword by Martin M. Pollak whose company National Patent Development Corporation licensed the soft contact lens technology of Otto Wichterle and promoted the subsequent soft contact lens product through sub-licenses and set up its own company to manufacture and sell hydrophilic (soft) contact lenses throughout the world. This book is a translation to English from the original Czech language.
How Acquired: Donated by Nathan and Suzanne Efron
Date Acquired: Sep 2017
Condition: Very good
Location: Nathan Library. Efron Collection