Dark archives : a librarian's investigation into the science and history of books bound in human skin / Megan Rosenbloom.
- 0 of 4 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
- 0 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.
1 current hold with 4 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|North Kansas City Public Library||002 ROSENBLOOM 2020 (Text)||0001002376067||Nonfiction New||In transit||-|
- ISBN: 9780374134709
- ISBN: 0374134707
- Physical Description: ix, 274 pages : illustration ; 22 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
The First Printing -- This Dreadful Workshop -- Gentlemen Collectors -- Skin Craft -- Secrets of the Sages-Femmes -- The Long Shadow of the Night Doctors -- The Postmortem Travels of William Corder -- Echoes of Tanner's Close -- The Highwayman's Gift -- Ghosts in the Library -- My Corpse, My Choice -- The French Connection -- Epilogue: Humane Anatomy -- The Anthropodermic Book Project's List of Confirmed Human Skin Books as of March 2020.
"A medical librarian presents a fascinating, terrifying look into history's rarest books-- those bound in human skin-- and the stories of their creation and collection"-- Provided by publisher.
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