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PORTERFIELD, William

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  • 1484.2

A treatise on the eye. The manner and phenomena of vision. 2 vols.

Edinburgh: G. Hamilton & J. Balfour, 1759.

Porterfield was Professor of the Institutes and Practice of Medicine at Edinburgh from 1724-26. His book included many original observations. It was the first important British work on the anatomy and physiology of the eye



Subjects: OPHTHALMOLOGY , OPHTHALMOLOGY › Physiology of Vision