logologo-optometry

Diseases of the Eye and Ophthalmoscopy. A Handbook for Physicians, Opticians, and Students

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Catalogue Number: 3018
Diseases of the Eye and Ophthalmoscopy. A Handbook for Physicians, Opticians, and Students
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Efron Collection
Author: FICK Adolf Eugen (Authorised translation from German to English by Albert B. Hale)
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1902
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Manchester, UK
Publisher/Manufacturer: John K. King & Son
Description Of Item: Modern rebind in period style, artificial half-leather and marbled boards, 245 x 165 mm, with title, author and date in gold on spine, 488 pages, 158 illustrations throughout text mostly black and white but quite a number in colour. A red ribbon locates on page 261 where the 2nd paragraph where Fick proposes use of a contact glass for treatment of conical cornea. A post-it sticker on the front fly leaf has a note by Nathan Efron pointing out the significance of this book as the first mention of contact lenses in a text book and that Eugen Fick was the inventor of contact lenses.
How Acquired: Donated by Nathan and Suzanne Efron
Date Acquired: Sep 2017
Condition: Good, old tape repairs on index page have been removed and pages have been professionally restored
Location: Nathan Library. Efron Collection

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