Catalogue Number: 1785
A handbook of ophthalmology.
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: NEAME Humphrey, WILLIAMSON-NOBLE Frederick Arnold
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1927
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: J and A Churchhill
Description Of Item: Original red cloth covers, 312 pages. 194 black and white text figures, 12 plates conatining 41 coloured illustrations. Bookplate of J Ringland Anderson on front paste down and signature of Archie S Anderson on front fly leaf.
Historical Significance: The authors were ophthalmic surgeons with London hospital appointments. Williamson-Noble (1889-1969) is cited as one of London's most eminent ophthalmic surgeons See Obit Br J Ophthalmol 1969;53:504 doi:10.1136/bjo.53.7.504
How Acquired: Donated by Alan Isaacs, honorary life member of the College
Date Acquired: FEb 2011
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note