Synopses & Reviews
In the tradition of "Longitude and "Brunelleschi's Dome, the fascinating story of a bold freethinker who discovered blood circulation, questions religious orthodoxy, was burned at the stake--and the strange fate of the book that caused his death.
About the Author
and NANCY GOLDSTONE
are a husband-and-wife writing team who have authored three books on their book-collecting pursuits: Used and Rare
(St. Martin's, 1977), Slightly Chipped
(St. Martin's, 1999), and Warmly Inscribed
(St. Martin's, 2001).
From the Hardcover edition.