Medical ophthalmology

Catalogue Number: 1787
Medical ophthalmology
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: FOSTER MOORE Robert
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1925
Edition: 2nd edition
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: J and A Churchill
Description Of Item: Original red cloth cover, 344 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of advertisements, 8 plates and 92 illustrations
Historical Significance: Robert Foster Moore OBE MA BCh(Cantab) FRCS JP (1878 - 1963) was ophthalmic surgeon at St Bartholomew's Hospital and surgeon Moorfields Eye Hospital. He was a prominent ophthalmologist in London noted particularly only for this book (first published in 1922) and his recalled knowledge of human and comparative anatomy. The latter interest included some work he did on the head of the Australian aboriginal. See his obit Br J Ophthalmol 1963; 47:319-320.
How Acquired: Donated by Alan Isaacs, honorary life member of the College
Date Acquired: Feb 2011
Condition: Fair. Spine repaired
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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