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Re: Exotic Leathers - Us?



> Tom Larque's post reminded me of the story of Dard Hunter's first
> special job for the Roycroft Press which was a unique volume in memorial
> to the purchasers husband ... it was the tanned skin of her late husband's
back!

Sounds like Sweeney Todd's Bookshop to me.  The book I mentioned was bound
in about 1750.  It is just a touch horrifying to find there are what sound
like much more modern examples.


And I thought 1750 was a bit late for this sort of thing to be happening.

Thomas Larque.


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