Catalogue Number: 1783
A biography of the eye. Development, growth, age.
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: WEALE Robert A
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1982
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: H K Lewis and Co Ltd
Description Of Item: Original red cloth covers, 368 pages, illutrated throughout. Old library sticker for the University of Melbourne Department of Ophthalmology, stating the book was a gift to the Bill Stevens Memorial Library from Mrs M McB Harpers in memory of her mother Mrs Jessie Brown. Pencil notes of Alan Isaacs on front paste down
Historical Significance: This book is a new version of R A Weale's earlier book Ageing of the Eye published in 1962 by the same publisher. Robert Weale DSc is a well known British vision scientist presently Emeritus Professor of Visual Science, Age Concern Institute of Gerontology King's College London and formerly a researcher in the Institute of Ophthalmology London.
How Acquired: Donated by Alan Isaacs, honorary life member of the College
Date Acquired: Feb 2011
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note