Catalogue Number: 35
Ocular spectres and structures as mutual exponents: a treatise; Eustachian tube, why opened in deglutition: a paper
Sub-Category: Significant book (Aitken collection)
Author: JAGO, James
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1856
Time Period: 19th C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London
Publisher/Manufacturer: John Churchill
Description Of Item: The book is hardcover, original cloth, 225 x 143 mm with 110 pages. The paper on the eustachian tube is only 13 pages so the bulk of the book is devoted to the treatise on the eye. The treatise seeks explanations in optics and the structure of the eye for various visual perceptual phenomena.
Historical Significance: James Jago (1815-1893) was physician to the Royal Cornwall Infirmary and the Truro Dispensary. He held an AB from Cambridge and an MB from Oxford.
How Acquired: Donated by Michael Aitken, honorary archivist
Date Acquired: 1989
Location: Nathan Library. Aitken collection