An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

16018 entries, 14076 authors and 1941 subjects. Updated: July 14, 2024


6 entries
  • 5927

Der Electromagnet in der Augenheilkunde.

Leipzig: Veit & Co., 1885.

The introduction of the electromagnet into ophthalmology. A pupil of Helmholtz, Hirschberg was one of the most voluminous writers in the field of ophthalmology. Besides his dictionary (see No. 5932) he wrote a classic history of the subject (see No. 5996) which today remains the authoritative history of ophthalmology. He founded the Centralblatt für praktische Augenheilkunde in 1877.

Subjects: INSTRUMENTS & TECHNOLOGIES, OPHTHALMOLOGY › Ocular Surgery & Procedures
  • 5932

Wörterbuch der Augenheilkunde.

Leipzig: Veit & Co., 1887.

Subjects: Dictionaries, Biomedical, OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • 5996

Geschichte der Augenheilkunde. 10 pts.

Leipzig: Wilhelm Engelmann, 18991918.

This monumental work remains the authoritative encyclopaedic history of ophthalmology, up to the first decade of the 20th century. Its thoroughness and critical judgment mark it as one of the greatest of all histories of scientific or medical subjects. Forms Bde. 12-15 of Graefe–Saemisch Handbuch der gesamten Augenheilkunde, 2te Aufl. Reprinted Hildesheim, G. Olms, 1977. Extensively illustrated English translation by F.C. Blodi, 11 vols. plus supplements. Bonn, J. P. Wayenborgh, 1982-.

Subjects: OPHTHALMOLOGY › History of Ophthalmology
  • 13429

Katalog der Bücher-Sammlung von J. Hirschberg. (Vom Verfasser Überreicht.)

Berlin, 1901.

Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.

Subjects: BIBLIOGRAPHY › Catalogues of Physicians' / Scientists' Libraries, OPHTHALMOLOGY › History of Ophthalmology
  • 8824

Die Augenheilkunde des Ibn Sina aus dem Arabischen Übersetzt und Erläutert.

Leipzig: Verlag von Veit, 1902.

Translation of Book III, Fan III of Avicenna's Canon pertaining to the eye and its diseases. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.

Subjects: MEDIEVAL MEDICINE › Medieval Persian Islamic Medicine, OPHTHALMOLOGY › History of Ophthalmology
  • 12519

Die arabischen Lehrbücher der Augenheilkunde. Ein Capitel zur arabischen Litteraturegeschichte. Unter Mitwirkung von J. Lippert und E. Mittwoch. Bearbeitet von J. Hirschberg.

Berlin: Verlag der Königl. Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1905.

Digital facsimile of the 1905 edition from the Internet Archive at this link.

Translated into English as The  Arabian Ophthalmologists, compiled from original texts by J. Hirschberg, J. Lippert and E. Mittwoch and translated into English, ed. M. Zafer Wafai (Riyadh: King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, 1993.)


Subjects: MEDIEVAL MEDICINE › Medieval Islamic or Arab Medicine, OPHTHALMOLOGY › History of Ophthalmology