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Steve001 29th December 2020 06:16 AM

A Lbrarianís Investigation into the Science and History of Books Bound in Human Skin.
 
Dark Archives: Come for the floating goat balls, stay for the fascinating science
Explore the macabre history of "anthropodermic bibliopegy": books bound in human skin



https://arstechnica.com/science/2020...ating-science/

The Great Zaganza 29th December 2020 06:42 AM

not as many as I hoped for

Mojo 29th December 2020 08:03 AM

One of them came up in a thread here a few years back:

http://www.internationalskeptics.com...d.php?t=115864

catsmate 31st December 2020 03:44 PM

No, there are relatively few, though there are a few in the hands of private collectors; I handled one such book once, years ago when I was part of a team cataloguing an old library.

dudalb 1st January 2021 12:46 AM

Why does this story make me thing of H.P. Lovecraft?

RecoveringYuppy 1st January 2021 12:49 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by dudalb (Post 13343350)
Why does this story make me thing of H.P. Lovecraft?

Thought you were always a thing of H.P. Lovecraft.

rockinkt 1st January 2021 03:56 AM

"Book him, Danno" takes on an entirely new meaning.


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