Curiosities at World of Rare Books

Here at World of Rare Books we are lucky to have items and titles ranging from the ridiculous to the sublime, from books on obscure subjects to wonderfully weird pieces of ephemera. Take, for example, the 1862 Catalogue of Sanitary Earthenware Appliances by J. Dimmock & Co Sanitary Potters. Peruse at your leisure all 72 […]

Banned Books.

By Les Phipps Throughout history, there have always been books that have been banned for various reasons, whether this is political, racism, bigotry, sex, homophobia, religion, there are hundreds of reasons why even down to the cover, not the content. Books have been banned, some quite correctly and some for more dubious and sinister reasons […]