At the age of 16, Huxley was stricken with an eye disease which left him in a state of near-blindness for many years thereafter. In 1939, in a state of exasperation, he began to practise the method of visual re-education evolved by Dr W.H. Bates. Within two months he was reading without spectacles and without eyestrain. An enthusiastic convert, ...Read MoreAt the age of 16, Huxley was stricken with an eye disease which left him in a state of near-blindness for many years thereafter. In 1939, in a state of exasperation, he began to practise the method of visual re-education evolved by Dr W.H. Bates. Within two months he was reading without spectacles and without eyestrain. An enthusiastic convert, Huxley wrote this book, a homage to the Bates method and a serious challenge to the orthodox medical profession.Read Less
Good+ 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall A good+ copy with rubbing, scuffing and minor creasing to wraps; bumping and minor wear to edges and corners. Huxley's analysis and recommendation of the Bates method for vision improvement.
Good in good dust jacket. 273 p. 22 cm. The dust jacket has been mylared and the flaps have been taped down inside the front and back cover. The dust jacket shows some sign of wear on the corners. There are some stains on the text block. The book has some wear along the edges. The pages are a bit foxed.
Hardcover. Octavo. 274pp. Original cloth spine lettered in black, red textured papered boards. Spine ends rubbed, page-edges lightly browned, wear to edges of boards, previous owner's names on pastedowns, endpapers discolored, else a solid, internally-clean Good+ copy (no dust jacket).
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Very good in very good jacket. Bound in the publisher's original blue-green cloth, spine and cover stamped and decorated in black and gilt. Some soiling to cloth and the title stamp on the cover is fading but legible. Dust jacket is worn and chipped at the extremities, particularly at the top edges and head & heel. All pages tight and bright. Previous owners name and address on front pastedown.
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