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Spectacles and other vision aids

a history and guide to collecting

by J. William Rosenthal

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Norman Pub. in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eyeglasses -- History.,
  • Eyeglasses -- Collectors and collecting.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [496]-502) and index.

    StatementJ. William Rosenthal; with foreword by Daniel M. Albert and Joseph L. Bruneni.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRE976 .R665 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 530 p. :
    Number of Pages530
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL784274M
    ISBN 100930405714
    LC Control Number95016408

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In Spectacles and Other Vision Aids, Rosenthal demonstrates the important role to be played by the scholar-collector in making available for a wider audience the specialized knowledge gathered in the course of accumulating a private by: Spectacles and Other Vision Aids: A History and Guide to Collecting.

William Rosenthal. Norman Publishing, 1 Review. Preview this book Alphabetical List of Mostly United States Spectacles Makers from /5(1). Get this from a library. Spectacles and other vision aids: a history and guide to collecting. [J William Rosenthal]. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Spectacles And Other Vision Aids: A History and Guide to Collecting at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5.

About this Item: Norman, San Francisco, This magnificently illustrated and beautifully designed work is the most comprehensive history ever written on the development of spectacles and other vision aids in Europe, America, Japan, and China.

• “Spectacles and Other Vision Aids: A History and Guide to Collecting”- Dr. Rosenthal’s definitive book, published in • His personal collection of vision aids can be found in museums in Chicago, New Orleans, San Francisco, Iowa City and Washington DC • First President and lecturer of.

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Fleishman has gone on to add dozens of pairs of antique spectacles to his collection, developed the website Antique Spectacles and Other Vision Aids (), and even created an identification guide to help classify and. The above information is a very brief summary and although publishedinformation is limited on the subject of antique vision aids the following references are recommended and usually available on or through good used book sellers: A SPECTACLE OF SPECTACLES, an Exhibition Catalog, Edition Leipzig, COLLECTING OPHTHALMIC ANTIQUES.A lorgnette (/ l ɔː ˈ n j ɛ t /) is a pair of spectacles with a handle, used to hold them in place, rather than fitting over the ears or nose.

The word lorgnette is derived from the French lorgner, to take a sidelong look at, and Middle French, from lorgne, squinting. They became popularized by Englishman George Adams when he designed a practical case meant to be carried in the pocket.How To Buy Spectacle Hearing Aids Vision and Hearing?

Glasses and Hearing Aids? Spectacles and hearing aids are worn above the ear. The question is: Can the two devices be combined, making the spectacles into a single vision and hearing system? The Answer The answer is "La Belle". Discreetly integrated and beautifully finished, the additional use.