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Wellcome Collection official guidebook: A Guide for the Incurably Curious


By Marek Kohn


Buy 'A Guide for the Incurably Curious' online at Blackwell's


Celebrating the treasure trove that is Wellcome Collection, this beautifully illustrated souvenir guide traces the history of Henry Wellcome’s collections and explores key themes in medicine, art and life from antiquity to the present day. The book features more than 200 images, as well as compelling commentary from Marek Kohn, “one of the best science writers we have” (Andrew Brown, the 'Guardian').

Marek Kohn reflects on some mysterious glimpses into medical history on the Wellcome Collection blog


Wellcome Collection, July 2012

19 x 14.6 cm

112 pages

ISBN 978-0957028517


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