Religatum de Pelle Humana. University of Kentucky Libraries Margaret I. King Library, Lexington. Occasional Contributions No. 6.

Thompson, Lawrence S.

Published by University of Kentucky Libraries, 1949
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Stapled wraps. 33 single sided pages. With extensive bibliographic footnotes. A look at the history and myths of books bound in human skin, or anthropodermic bibliopegy. Beginning with ancient times, the author cites known examples of books bound in human skin, as well as rumored ones, and also considers the 20th century and examples of human skin bindings supposedly done by the Nazis in World War II, as well as supposed books from the first world war. In GOOD condition. Book measures roughly 9 by 11. Moderate uneven fading and darkening to the front cover. Rear cover may be missing. Minor soiling. Some curling and scuffing at the book extremities. Interior clean and solid with some fading to the text and darkening along the page extremities. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Religatum de Pelle Humana. University of ...
Publisher: University of Kentucky Libraries
Publication Date: 1949
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition

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