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This book bound in human skin…

This book bound in human skin…isn’t human skin after all. Our fascination with the macabre practice of anthropodermic bibliopegy, or human skin bookbinding, isn’t a new one.  This inscription led readers astray for many years before scientific testing of the leather proved the note to be false.