The Morbid Anatomy Anthology by Joanna Ebenstein & Colin Dickey (Morbid Anatomy Press) $30.00 - 28 lavishly illustrated essays about the intersections of the history of anatomy and medicine as well as death and the macabre. Topics include the catacombs of Palermo, books bound in human skin, …
Published by Dover
320p, b&w, 8.5"x11"
I love an old-school Dover reference book and this one is as good as it gets. An initial flip through might not reveal the weirdness that lurks within, but spend ten minutes seriously looking at it's endless variety of crestage and I think you'll get it. Truly inspiring symbology and form, Heraldic Crests is "A Pictorial Archive of 4,424 Designs for Artists and Craftspeople". For lovers of Crap Hound, tattoo art, unusual animals, alchemy and, uh, heraldry. Two thumbs up. -EF