Catalogue Number: 3041
The History of Contact Lenses: Volume 2. Keratoconus and the Use of Early Contact Lenses (1888-1920).
Sub-Category: Efron Collection
Author: Heitz RF. (Translated by Colin Mailer)
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 2005
Time Period: 21st C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Oostende, Belgium
Publisher/Manufacturer: Julius Hirschberg
Description Of Item: This is volume 2 of two volumes (see Cat No. 3040 for Vol 1) on the early history of contact lenses. Original dust wrapper, plain navy cloth hardback cover, 300 x 215 mm, 357 pages, black and white illustrations throughout. The half title page states that it is part of The History of Ophthalmology by Julius Hirschberg. The dust wrapper and the full title page states it is 'The History of Contact Lenses: Volume 2. Keratoconus and the Use of Early Contact Lenses (1888-1920)'.
Historical Significance: This book is Volume 11 3B in the Hirschberg set of volumes held in the Hewett Collection (Cat. No. 1104)
How Acquired: Donated by Nathan and Suzanne Efron
Date Acquired: Sep 2017
Location: Nathan Library. Efron Collection