Memoires et observations anatomiques... sur l'Oeil.

JANIN DE COMBE-BLANCHE.

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Place Published: Paris
Publisher: Didot
Date Published: 1772

Description: xv, 474, (6). Engraved vignette on dedication leaf. Woodcut initial, headpieces and decorations. 8vo, mottled calf; light edgewear. Paris: Didot, 1772. Very good (+).

Comments: Very rare. Janin's Principal work. A valuable collection of memoirs containing an account of the first experiments with glasses of complementary colors. In the final section Janin gives the first published account of hypermetropia. The work also notes "the need for a convex glass to enable one to see distant objects."-Chance. Other notable inclusions are: Dissertations on the imperfections of the iris, lacrimal fistula and cataract. At the end there are 33 perscriptions of medications for the eyes. Becker 208. Blake 234. Cf. Chance, p.100. Waller 5116. Wellcome III 345. Hirsch III 384. Cat. British Ophth. Assoc. Library II 53.

Edition: First Edition
Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(+)
Language: French
Type: Books

Book ID: 77785


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The book has arrived and I am absolutely delighted with it - the condition is superb. Will you let me know if you get any other beautiful bindings like this one in this condition. Best wishes, - Nali
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