Under The Knife, Episode 5 – Human Skin Books

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHKqBaAmzfU?rel=0] In Episode 5 of Under The Knife, I discuss the dark history behind anthropodermic bibliopegy, or binding books with human skin. Why was it done? And how exactly did tanners use human skin to create covers in the past? If you enjoy our series, please consider becoming a patron of our project by clicking […]