1892 1ed Diseases of Eye Ophthalmology Schweinitz Illustrated Medicine Amblyopia
A rare first edition of George E Schweintiz famous medical manual on the diseases of the eye. This book was written for and designed with students in mind, but was also regularly used and referenced by many early 20th-century ophthalmologists. Schweinitz one of the earliest explorations and investigations on amblyopia, including the experimentation done on the disease.
“This textbook of ophthalmology was one of the most popular and widely known throughout the world of those written by an American medical author.” (Castiglione)
Item number: #1509
SCHWEINITZ, George Edmund de
Diseases of the eye. A hand-book of ophthalmic practice, for students and practitioners.
Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders, 1892. First edition.
•Collation complete with all pages: [iii]-iv, vii-xii, 17-641
•Binding: Leather; tight & secure
•References: Garrison. History of Medicine; Castiglione, History of Medicine
o“a sterling text-book”
•Provenance: Bookplate/Handwritten – H.G. Morse
oH.G. Morse was captain of the mail steamship, S.S. Alameda, of the Oceanic Steamship Company belonging to Spreckels. In 1885, involved in race between Alameda and Zealandia from San Francisco to Australia.
•Size: ~9in X 6in (23cm x 15cm)
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