Catalogue Number: 32
Spectacles: Their Uses and Abuses in Long and Short Sightedness; and the Pathological Conditions Resulting from Their Irrational Employment
Sub-Category: Significant book (Aitken collection)
Author: SICHEL, Jules. Translated by Henry W WILLIAMS
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1859
Edition: First edition
Time Period: 19th C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Boston
Publisher/Manufacturer: Phillips, Sampson and Co
Description Of Item: Rebound in blue cloth, 8vo ; 202 pages.
Historical Significance: Dr. Sichel (1802-1868), of the faculties of Berlin and Paris; Clinical Professor of Diseases of the Eye; Officer of The Legion of Honor, Etc. Etc. Etc. Sichel is credited with bringing modern ophthalmology to France from Austria and Germany.Translated from the French, by permission of the author, by Henry W. Williams, M. D, Fellow of the Massachusetts Medical Society. [1821-1895], and a founder (1864) and president (1868-75) of the American Ophthalmological Society.
How Acquired: Donated by Michael Aitken, honorary archivist
Date Acquired: 1989
Location: Nathan Library. Aitken collection