1868. Item #79785
MAUTHNER, Dr. Ludwig. LEHRBUCH DER OPHTHALMOSCOPIE. Wien: von Tendler & Corp., 1868. First edition. viii + 468 pp. + 4 pp. index. 8vo., 3/4 leather with gilt spine lettering and raised bands, with green paper covered boards. Owner's personal contemporary bookplate on front pastedown, blindstamp and ink signature on first blank recto; small chips to top corner and fore-edge of marbled front flyleaf. Spine and corners worn, slightly chipped. Mauthner was the first to use sclerotomy to treat glaucoma. Important early ophthamology text. B/w illustrations.