Literature’s Most Curious Creations

A new book takes readers into collector Edward Brooke-Hitching’s “madman’s library”

Edward Brooke-Hitching‘s new book: The Madman’s Library: The Strangest Books, Manuscripts and Other Literary Curiosities From History explores the most unusual books and literary curiosities throughout history, and features our portable commode in the shape of a folio book on the history of the Low Contries.