ALLBUTT, Thomas Clifford.

On the Use of the Ophthalmoscope in Diseases of the Nervous System and of the Kidneys; also in certain other general disorders.

London and New York: Macmillan and Co.1871

8vo, pp. xii, (iv), 405, chromolithographed frontispiece and 1 chromolithographed plate. Library stamp on half-title, title and back of frontispiece. Modern quarter morocco.

FIRST EDITION. Allbutt was one of the first to employ the ophthalmoscope in Britain, and to extend its use beyond the diagnosis of ocular diseases. In this work he strove to explain to his contemporaries the numerous and important indications of intracranial disease provided by ophthalmoscopic examination. Becker catalogue 10. Albert, Dates in ophthalmology, 1871. “…a pioneering monograph” (ODNB).


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