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The madman's library : the strangest books, manuscripts and other literary curiosities from history / Edward Brooke-Hitching.

  • ISBN: 9781797207308
  • Physical Description: 255 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 2021.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library 809.002 BROOKE-HITCHIN 34510011187679 New Books Reshelving -

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Originally published in Great Britain by Simon & Schuster UK Ltd, 2020"--Colophon.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 246-247) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Books that aren't books -- Books made of flesh and blood -- Crypti -- Literary hoaxes -- Curious collections -- Works of the supernatural -- Religious oddities -- Curiosities of science -- Books of spectacular size -- Strange titles.
Summary, etc.:
"The Madman's Library reveals the fascinating stories behind some of the strangest and most beautiful books ever created in a highly illustrated tour through an eccentric "library" of literary curiosities and wonders"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Literary curiosa.
Literature > Miscellanea.
Books and reading

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