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Eyes and Spectacles

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    We believe that this little book by Dr. Moritz von Rohr will prove as helpful to other English readers as it has been to the translator. Not only should it be read by those who prescribe and those who make lenses, but also by those who have to teach medical students or others the elementary principles on which the science of ophthalmology is based. The first part of the book deals with the eye itself, and also perspective as a form of perception by means of which the arrangement in space of the outer world becomes manifest to the observer. The most important section of the book deals with spectacles, and stress is laid on the two fundamental problems of increased clearness of vision and the alteration of direction of the object perceived. The final portion of the volume deals with spectacle frames. The translation, which has had the advantage of the author's revision, appears to have been carried out in an efficient manner.

    Eyes and Spectacles.

    Dr.

    M.

    von Rohr

    By. Rendered into English by Dr. A. Harold Levy. Authorised translation. Pp. vi + 130 + xxii. (London: Hatton Press, Ltd., n.d.) 6s. net.

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