Librorum Ridiculorum : A Compendium of Bizarre Books


by Lake, Brian | Language
Published 13/10/2022 by HarperCollins Publishers (HarperCollins Publishers Ltd) in the United Kingdom
Hardback | 128 pages, 100 col illus

ISBN: 9780008545543 Category:


A celebration of all the weird and wonderful books to be found at an antiquarian bookshop.

Books have the power to enrich the soul, to enliven the senses, to expand our horizons… and others are simply mad. This wonderful celebration of the oddest books ever published is a treat for all bibliophiles, booksellers and fans of the bizarre. It is an exploration of the most eccentric titles and covers from our past, that have inexplicably fallen out of print but should never be forgotten.

Gems include:

Scouts in BondageFrog Raising for Pleasure and ProfitPremature Burial and How It May Be PreventedDrummer Dick’s Discharge

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Weight 0.292 kg