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Ken's Korner: Books bound in human skin? Yes, it happened!

Ken’s Korner: Books bound in human skin? Yes, it happened! – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – April 2006 Here’s a true but slightly unsettling fact: the John Hay Library at Brown University in Providence, R.I., has three books in its collection that are bound in human skin: an anatomy text from 1568 and […]