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Apparently Hannibal Lecter was a publisher

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  • rogue06
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    Originally posted by Sparko View Post
    yeah, um. "interesting"

    did you read this part of the article?

    "Upon further inspection, it was discovered that the smooth binding was actually human flesh... in one case, skin harvested from a man who was flayed alive."
    Yup. Even looked up who the Wavuma were (apparently a tribe that inhabited modern day Zimbabwe).

    Did you read the part (in the wiki article) that "Some early copies of Dale Carnegie's Lincoln the Unknown were covered with jackets containing a patch of skin from an African American man." That wasn't some 17th century book but written in 1932 by a bestselling author.

    The wiki article points out that these Harvard books aren't exactly unique, claiming that "The libraries of many Ivy League universities include one or more samples of anthropodermic bibliopegy."

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  • Sparko
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    Originally posted by rogue06 View Post
    An interesting Wikipedia article on the practice: Anthropodermic bibliopegy
    yeah, um. "interesting"

    did you read this part of the article?

    "Upon further inspection, it was discovered that the smooth binding was actually human flesh... in one case, skin harvested from a man who was flayed alive."

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  • rogue06
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    An interesting Wikipedia article on the practice: Anthropodermic bibliopegy

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  • Sparko
    started a topic Apparently Hannibal Lecter was a publisher

    Apparently Hannibal Lecter was a publisher

    https://roadtrippers.com/blog/harvar...types=og.likes

    Harvard discovers three of its library books are bound in human flesh


    (thanks to JB on facebook for this one)

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