Readership: This book will appeal to a wide audience - from readers of popular science to those with an interest in the history of science and medicine; academics and non-specialists interested in the cultural history of Victorian Britain; as well as doctors and medics wishing to find out the stories and characters behind one of the most iconic books in their field.
Ruth Richardson, Affiliated Scholar in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Cambridge and Visiting Professor in Humanities, Hong Kong University. She is also Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.
"Fascinating." - Christopher Hirst, The Independent
1: The Words: Mr Gray of Belgravia
2: The Pictures: Dr Carter of Scarborough
3: The Enterprise: J.W.Parker & Son of West Strand
4: The Process of Creation: Person or Persons Unknown
5: The Raw Material: The Friendless Poor of London
6: The Process of Creation
7: The Process of Production
8: 1858: The Book Appears