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How to Skin a Lion

A Treasury of Outmoded Advice

Claire Cock Starkey

This little volume draws on the accumulated wisdom of the British Library’s medieval manuscripts, Victorian manuals and early 20th-century self-help guides to provide information on matters as diverse as curing sea-sickness (the ‘cure’ includes tea and gingernuts), reading the future from coffee grounds, how to put back a dislocated jaw and skinning the eponymous lion.
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  • Publisher: British Library
  • Year: 2015
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 176pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 186x120mm
  • ISBN: 9780712357821
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.3kg
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