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The Madman's Library: The Strangest Books, Manuscripts and Other Literary Curiosities from History

Author: Edward Brooke-Hitching.

The Madman's Library: The Strangest Books, Manuscripts and Other Literary Curiosities from History

Author: Edward Brooke-Hitching.

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Item #: D33303
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Publication Date: 2021
Publisher: Chronicle
ISBN: 9781797207308
From a Nepalese tome incorporating a dead chicken to the gorgeously decorated 15th-century "lawsuit" filed by the Devil against Jesus, this remarkable compendium delves into long forgotten, eccentric, and extraordinary volumes from around the world. Featuring hundreds of remarkable images and packed with entertaining facts and stories to discover, here you w... More
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From a Nepalese tome incorporating a dead chicken to the gorgeously decorated 15th-century "lawsuit" filed by the Devil against Jesus, this remarkable compendium delves into long forgotten, eccentric, and extraordinary volumes from around the world. Featuring hundreds of remarkable images and packed with entertaining facts and stories to discover, here you will find edible books, alchemist scrolls, unusual typewriters, texts written by ghosts, and a Qur'an written in the blood of Saddam Hussein.


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