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Charles Howard Usher - bibliography

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Scottish ophthalmologist, born 1865, Edinburgh; died 1942.


  • Karl Pearson (1857-1936), E. Nettleship, and C. H. Usher:
    A Monograph on Albinism in Man.
    Draper's Company Research Memoires Biometric Series 6, 8, 9: Parts 1,2 and 4.
    London, Cambridge University Press, 1911-1913. Biographical:
  • Peter Beighton & Gretha Beighton:
    The Man Behind the Syndrome. Springer Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg, 1986.

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