Titre : De Oculis Eorumque Egritudinibus et Curis. ...
Éditeur : Stanford University Press c. 1929, California
Date d'édition : 1929
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat du livre : Very Good Condition
Signé : Signed by Author(s)
Decorative white and gray cloth covered boards with black title, and decorative gilt border. , Presentation copy signed and dated by the translator Casey A. Wood. Ex. Libris Casey A. Wood.Our example includes letters addressed to Dr. Casey A. Wood. The first letter is by The Secretary of the Interior, Ray Lyman Wilbur, a medical doctor himself, dated February 19, 1930 where he states that he will deliver a copy of this book to the President. The second letter is by the first White House Press Secretary, Geroge Akerson confirming that the President has received a copy of this book. Both letters are stamped and include a watermark emblem of the United States of America. There is also a letter written by the Charaka Club, inviting Doctors to a dinner at the Coffee House Club, presumably with Casey A. Wood and Ray Lyman Wilbur attending. This medical trearty of the eye was for half a millennium the great authority and most popular manual in its field. Twenty two manuscripts and 18 printed page editions are known, though few of either survive, a tribute to its usefulness to the surgeon, oculist, and cataract operator. It serves today as an indispensable aid to the understanding of the history of ophthalmology and its progress from the tenth to the twentieth centuries. , Size : 8vo, Illustrated with 5 facsimile pages of the original book of 1474. N° de réf. du libraire B4406
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