"loaded with Gray's Anatomy and other thick gruesome books"

Illustration from 'Gray's Anatomy' 1858
Public DomainIllustration from 'Gray's Anatomy' 1858 - Credit: Henry Vandyke Carter
Henry Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body (generally known as Gray's Anatomy) by Henry Gray was first published in 1858.

It is a textbook of human anatomy which has been used by generations of medical students and those working in related professions. Now in its 40th. edition, it has succeeded in keeping up to date with all the latest developments in the field.