Catalogue Number: 3621
Dictionary of visual science
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: CLINE David, HOFSTETTER Henry W, GRIFFIN John R.
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1980
Edition: Third edition
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Radnor, Pennsylvania, USA
Publisher/Manufacturer: Chilton Book Company
Description Of Item: Original navy blue calf covers, 245 x 160 mm, 40 black and white illustrations in text, various library stickers and markings.
Historical Significance: Henry (Hank) Hofstetter (1914-2002) was a highly regarded optometry academic, the first to qualify for a PhD degree in Physiological Optics at Ohio University in 1942 and one of the first optometrists to attain a PhD degree. He was Dean of the school of optometry at Indiana University from 1952 until his retirement in 1980. The first edition of this book was published in 1960 (Au: M Schapero; D Cline; H W Hofstetter) and the last and fifth edition in 2000.
How Acquired: Donated by Optometry Australia
Date Acquired: July 2018
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note