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May 4, 1963

Petrus Camper, optical dissertation on vision, 1746. Facsimile of the original Latin text.

JAMA. 1963;184(5):432. doi:10.1001/jama.1963.03700180158028

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Abstract

Part of a series of Dutch classics on the history of science, this volume presents, in facsimile, the inaugural dissertation of a many-sided Dutch physician of the 18th century who today is almost forgotten. The text, which has a good English translation, concerns the structure and function of the eye. There is an interesting introductory essay by the translator.

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