15 essays & offprints on neurology

PATON, Leslie Johnston (1872-1943)

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[no place:: variou. dates]. hardcover. 2. 288 x 206 mm. Various formats and paginations. Bound together in black cloth, black leather spine label, gilt spine. Very good. . This bound volume includes offprints by Leslie Paton on abnormalities of ocular movements [with John Hughlings Jackson (1835-1911)]; optic neuritis in intracranial tumours; and a histological study of the pathology of papillúdema [with Sir Gordon Morgan Holmes (1876-1965)]. "His work on the pathology of papilloedema in association with Gordon Holmes, has been accepted as final everywhere." Wayenborgh. The three papers written by Paton are INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Leslie Paton, Scottish ophthalmologist, went to Cambridge as a scholar of Caius College and had a distinguished academic career. Upon his return to Glasgow, Paton became assistant ophthalmic Surgeon at St. Mary's Hospital in 1902. In 1907, Paton became Assistant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Queen Square, "and it was here that he laid the foundation of his international reputation in the field of ophthalmic neurology." Wayenborgh. While Paton did not publish a great deal, his work "was of a very high standard and three papers of his are of outstanding importance," including the paper on papilloedema offered here. Wayenborgh. Other contributors include: Charles Scott Sherrington (1857-1952, 3 articles); Ernst Fuchs (1851-1930, 2 articles); George De Schweinitz (1858-1938, 4 articles, 2 with T. B. Holloway (1872-1936); Arnold Knapp (1869-1956); and Sir Victor Alexander Haden Horsely (1857-1916, INSCRIBED). PROVENANCE: When Dr. Donin acquired this collection in 1979, R. D. Gurney, London, wrote the following: "I was told by the previous owner that the above collection came from the library of Sir Stewart Duke-Elder (1898-1978), but unfortunately there is no direct evidence of ownership." Wayenborgh, International biography and bibliography of ophthalmologists and vision scientists, p. 199. Articles include: JACKSON, John Hughlings (1835-1911) & Leslie PATON (1872-1943). "On some abnormalities of ocular movements with particular reference to erroneous-projection in cases of paralysis of muscles of the eye-ball, especially in cases of paralysis of an external rectus-out-going (centro-peripheral) v. in-going (periphero-central) currents." Offprint from: The Lancet, March 27 1909. 20 pp. Self-wraps. INSCRIBED "With kind regards, L. P." SHERRINGTON, Sir Charles Scott (1857-1952). "Experimental note on two movements of the eye." Offprint from: Journal of Physiology, Vol. XVII, No. 1, 1894. (27)-29 pp. Original top cover bound in. SHERRINGTON, Sir Charles Scott (1857-1952). "On the reciprocal innervation of antagonistic muscles. Fifth note." Offprint from: Proceedings of the Royal Society, Vol. 64, Read December 15, 1898. (179)-181 pp. Self wraps. HORSLEY, Sir Victor Alexander Haden (1857-1916). "'Optic neuritis,' 'choked disc,' or 'papilloedema': treatment, localizing value, and pathology." Offprint from: British Medical Journal, March 5th, 1919. London: Office of the British Medical Association, 1910. 7 pp. 24 figs. (most on 12 plates). Original printed wrappers bound in. INSCRIBED "with the author's compliments" on top cover. A complete inventory is available on request. Bookseller Inventory #

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