Gossamer Days: spiders, humans and their threads (Strange Attractor/MIT Press 2016)
Available in two editions:
Special Edition Hardback, 250 copies, with a signed and numbered artist’s print (£25.00)
Standard Paperback Edition (£14.99)
What happens when one making animal meets another? Gossamer Days explores the strange web of spider-human relationships and the history of the human uses of spider silk.
From gun sights to sticky tunics via acoustic lures, royal underwear and the mystery of the disappearing spider goats, Eleanor Morgan’s intriguing and original book examines the strange, centuries long entanglement between humans and spiders.