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Dark archives : a librarian's investigation into the science and history of books bound in human skin / Megan Rosenbloom.

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Easton Public Library System.
  • 1 of 3 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Easton Main Library 002 R813d (NEWEST) (Text) 31901004481372 New Adult Non-Fiction Checked Out 03/04/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374134709
  • ISBN: 0374134707
  • Physical Description: ix, 274 pages : illustration ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The First Printing -- This Dreadful Workshop -- Gentlemen Collectors -- Skin Craft -- Secrets of the Sages-Femmes -- The Long Shadow of the Night Doctors -- The Postmortem Travels of William Corder -- Echoes of Tanner's Close -- The Highwayman's Gift -- Ghosts in the Library -- My Corpse, My Choice -- The French Connection -- Epilogue: Humane Anatomy -- The Anthropodermic Book Project's List of Confirmed Human Skin Books as of March 2020.
Summary, etc.:
"A medical librarian presents a fascinating, terrifying look into history's rarest books-- those bound in human skin-- and the stories of their creation and collection"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Anthropodermic books.

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