Lyons: Godefridi, 1549. Accesserunt in duos priores libros.Scholia.per Hugonem Solerium.Medicu, nunc primum in lucem edita. , 1030 columns, 2 per page, ,+ 18pp. of index, p. title vignette and woodcut device on last leaf. initials. folio, modern cloth, leather label; (lots of worm holes, mostly in the margins, with some loss of text). Lugduni: Godefridi et Marcelli Beringorum, 1549. Very good. The best translation of Aetius is the present one by Janus Cornarius of all 16 books. The Tetrabiblion is...
Birmingham: Classics of Ophthalmology, 1991. 95 text illustrations. 208pp. 8vo, full decoratively gilt green leather, a.e.g. (New York: Privately Printed for the Classics of Ophthalmology, 1991). A fine copy. German born ophthalmologist who founded the American Journal of Ophthalmology. Facsimile of the N.Y., 1880 edition.
New York: Privately Printed, 1981. "Ophthalmoduleia" is , 274,  leaves, replete with numerous illustrations reproduced from the 1583 original. "De Oculis" is , , 101 pages. "Treatise on Eie Sight" is , 23 pages. Short thick 4to, red boards. [New York: Privately Printed, 1981]. A fine copy. "Ophthalmoduleia" is the first German textbook of ophthalmology, together with 2 other interesting related works.
Medicina Rara. Many illustrations, a few movable. Tall 4to, 1/2 leather, slipcase. n.p.: Medicina Rara, n.d. ca., 1980. Limited Edition. Fine, "The illustrations in his (Bartisch's) book form a comprehensive pictorial record of Renaissance eye-surgery; some of the woodcuts show the parts of the eye in various layers as they are viewed in dissection by means of movable anatomical flaps." GM 5817. Facsimile of the 1583 edition.
Ed. by Charles H. Weller. Transl. by George C. Monteath. 5 plates, 4 in color. 2 vols. in one, thick 8vo, full leather, a.e.g. (Birmingham: Privately Printed for the Classics of Ophthalmology, 1986). Limited Edition. "Beer is remembered for his textbook; the doctrines in it dominated practice for many years...He also presented for the first time the general principles of treating post-traumatic inflammations, including penetrating and perforating injuries as well as injuries to the orbit." GM 5842. Facsimile of the 1821 edition.
Berlin: Karger, 1936. Mit 26 Abbildungenauf, 14 Tafeln. 8vo, modern 1/2 green cloth with original paper label; corners bumped. 23 microphotographs at end. Berlin: Karger, 1936. Very good (+). First Edition. A microphotographic study of certain pathologic states of the eye, including Tabes dorsalis, Lues cerebrospinalis, and multiple sclerosis. Behr (1874-1943) wrote a number of works dealing with diseases of the eye, including diseases of the ocular nerves, of the central visual pathway, of the chiasma and the optic tract, and of hemianopsia.
Birmingham: Classics of Ophthalmology, 1984. 422pp. 4to, full tan leather, a.e.g. (Birmingham: Privately Printed for the Classics of Ophthalmology, 1984). Fine. Contains "Lectures on the parts concerned in the operations on the eye, and on the structure on the retina." "Bowman did more than any other man to advance opthalmic surgery in England. The above work is the first to include a sound description of the microscopical anatomy of the eye..." GM 1505. Facsimile of the Collected Papers of Sir...
London: Joannis Chantry, 1706. 2 copper engravings. 188 pages + 3 pages of advertisements. Slim 12mo, neatly recased in beige leather, gilt lettered spine, original blind stamped covers, corners rubbed, back cover worn, small brown stain on margin of first 5 leaves not affecting the text. London: Joannis Chantry, 1706. First Edition. Very good. Scarce.
New York: Gryphon Editions, 1992. Frontis + 5 plates. xv 341pp., small 8vo, gilt-decorated leather, a.e.g. New York: Privately Printed for The Classics of Ophthalmology Library, Gryphon Editions, 1992. A fine copy. Contains the separately printed Editor's Notes. Facsimile of the 1788 Second edition.
Birmingham: Classics of Ophthalmolohy, 1987. (Bound with): Post, Alfred C. Observations on the cure of Strabismus. (Bound with): Hamilton, Frank H. mOmograph on Strabismus. illus. 3 vols. in one. 16mo, full ornately gilt black leather, a.e.g. Birmingham: Privately Printed for the Classics of Ophthalmology, 1987. Fine. Facsimile of the Boston, 1841; New York, 1841; Buffalo, 1845 editions respectively.
Birmingham: Classics of Ophthalmology, 1984. Translated by William Daniel Moore. 175 text illustrations, 635pp. 8vo, full burgundy leather, a.e.g. (Birmingham: Privately Printed for the Classics of Ophthalmology, 1984). A fine copy. "Donder's greatest work, the basis for all succeeding studies of the subject, and a classic of physiological optics." GM 5893. Facsimile of the London, 1864 edition.