The Sick Rose

The Sick Rose

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This stunning volume, combining detailed illustrations of afflicted patients from some of the world's rarest medical books, forms an unforgettable and profoundly human reminder of mankind's struggle with disease.

Incorporating historic maps, pioneering charts and contemporary case notes, Richard Barnett's evocative overview reveals the fears and obsessions of an era gripped by epidemics.

Book of the Year, British Book Design and Production Awards 2014


Please be aware that due to the subject matter this book contains graphic depictions of disease. Example pages can be seen on the Thames & Hudson website here.


Author: Richard Barnett

Format: Hardback

Size: 17 x 24 cm, 256 pages

Publisher: Thames & Hudson

ISBN: 9780500517345

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