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COHN, H. - Die Hygiene des Auges in den Schulen.

Wien, Leipzig, Urban und Schwarzenberg, 1883. 8vo. Original red publ. cl., tooled in black and gilt, spine some discol. W. 53 woodc. ills. (VIII, 190 pp.) All edges gilt. First edition. Hirschberg para 1142, Kelly, 89: G&M 1622: 'Cohn did much to promote school hygiene. He advocated regular examination of the eyes of school-children, an idea which was put into practice in 1885...': Gorin, p. 128: Münchow, p. 654: Albert e.a., Source Book, item 450 and biogr. note: 'Cohn, Hermann Ludwig, 1838 - 1906, of Breslau, studied the natural sciences at Breslau and Heidelberg, where among his teachers were Helmholtz and Bunsen ... Cohn was a pioneer in advocating routine examinations of the eyes of cschoolchildren, and he developed a series of test types for this purpose. He also constructed a refracting ophthalmoscope with a rotating disk and corrective lens, and experimented with photography of the fundus.':
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