AlreadyDead (psykoboy2) wrote,

Random Fact:

The John Hay library contains three books bound in human skin: a 1568 edition of Vesalius' De Humani Corporis Fabrica and two 19th century editions of "The Dance of Death," a medieval morality tale. According to Associated Press reporter M.L. Johnson, other large university libraries also have such volumes, and quotes a rare book cataloger as saying that while the idea of making leather from human skin seems bizarre and cruel today, it was not uncommon in centuries past.
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