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Dark Archives: A Librarian's Investigation into the Science and History of Books Bound in Human Skin Hardcover – 20 January 2021

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There are books out there, some shelved unwittingly next to ordinary texts, that are bound in human skin. Would you know one if you held it in your hand?

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There are books out there, some shelved unwittingly next to ordinary texts, that are bound in human skin. Would you know one if you held it in your hand?

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Farrar Straus Giroux (20 January 2021)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 288 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0374134707
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0374134709
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 15.01 x 2.67 x 21.79 cm
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5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely fascinating read!
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3.0 out of 5 stars Dry and she never actually sees a skin book
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