Recent Catalogs from Garrett Scott, Bookseller
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at Gettysburg College publishing satirical reviews of the professors of 1882, or an epitome of eccentric free speech on campus.
Or, Prolegomena to the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906. This illustrated online-only list collects 31 items largely dealing with the myriad manifold attractions of unregulated medicine or hinting in some way at the perils of food adulteration, with forays into later questions of public health or popular medical reform.
An illustrated online-only list of 20 objects of high and low culture that somehow embody a number of the preoccupations of this bookselling concern: race in America, sex and/or eugenics, popular medicine, the American endeavor of making a quick buck, and a fine work from a brilliant 19th century outsider poet-artist.