TIL about anthropodermic bibliopegy, the practice of binding books in human skin. 18 books have been confirmed to have the cover made of human leather

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  1. I wouldn’t be surprised if there are more. I wouldn’t be surprised if they were medieval bibles. I mean they built Chapels out of, and furnished them with, human bones.

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