The Sick Rose: Or; Disease and the Art of Medical Illustration (Hardback)Richard Barnett (author)
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 980 g
Dimensions: 240 x 170 x 31 mm
'Astonishing images of the dissected and diseased ... superbly erudite and lucid accompanying text ... Here we see unpacked the mortal elements of many anonymous individuals - and by extension our own' - Will Self, The Guardian
'Appalling, if brilliantly rendered .... A fascinating book, albeit only for those with strong stomachs' - Nature
'A fascinating, gruesome look at how the medical profession depicted afflictions before colour photography' - The Big Issue
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