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Medical London

If you’re interested by the grizzly stories of historical London, this Medical London book; “From psychopaths to homeopaths, from bodysnatchers to Bohemians, ‘Medical London’ comprises a book of essays, a … Continue reading

August 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

Anatomical Flap Books

This film is such a good way of showing these intricate anatomical flap books as documented by ‘Animated Anatomies’.

August 12, 2011 · Leave a comment


This book has got to be one of the most macabre things I’ve seen in a while. Dissection: Photographs of a rite of passage in American Medicine 1880-1930 is a … Continue reading

July 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

Making an exit

In this book Making An Exit, published by Coptic Publishing, London, author Sarah Murray explores how different cultures dignify the dead. Her travels in this book include a Balinese royal cremation, Mexico’s Day … Continue reading

July 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

Vintage Anatomy Pictures

This collection of over 2000 vintage anatomical image on CD is a great resource for the anatomically obsessed. Scanned from 38 antique anatomy books from 1537-1899, they show anatomical illustration … Continue reading

July 12, 2011 · 2 Comments

Brain and Skull Notebooks

If your running out of places to jot down all those anatomical ideas, why not try one of Durham based Helen Coldwell‘s stylish notebooks. You can buy them through Badbooks.

May 31, 2011 · Leave a comment

Oliver Jeffers The Heart and the Bottle

Oliver Jeffers is an award winning Childrens book illustrator from Northern Ireland. The Heart and the Bottle book is a beautiful story with cute heart illustrations. It won the Bristish … Continue reading

May 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

Damien Hirst Catalogue

White Cube Gallery, London is preparing the Damien Hirst catalogue Raisonne for publication and is asking any current and former owners of the artist’s work to get in touch. If … Continue reading

May 23, 2011 · Leave a comment

Polly Morgan Myocardial Infarction Print

London Based artist Polly Morgan is a taxidermist, who makes art from animals either donated to her from pet owners and vets, or from roadkill. The book of the last … Continue reading

May 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

Day of the Dead / Skullface Books

If you’re into Day of the Dead or Skulls, these books from London based Korero Books will make a great addition to your coffee table. Inspired by the Mexican El … Continue reading

May 11, 2011 · 1 Comment