"skin" endpapers

Madaline Reddy mac-reddy at sbcglobal.net
Mon Jan 9 19:31:16 EST 2006


John,
Sounds interesting! I would like to buy if you haven't
heard from anyone. Thanks. 
Madaline

--- J B Krygier <jbkrygier at owu.edu> wrote:

> 
> On Dec 28, 2005, at 7:32 PM, Scot Kamins wrote:
> 
> > Here are two shots of the endpapers that John
> Peterson described  
> > earlier.  The marbled design is common enough, but
> you can also see  
> > the texture he referred to in the scans.  The
> second scan is a  
> > portion of the first scan  shot at higher rez. 
> The book is The  
> > Woman Question, 59.1, a first edition from 1918.
> >
> > http://www.dogeared.com/endpaper1.jpg
> >
> > http://www.dogeared.com/endpaper2.jpg
> 
> 
> So I am eating my lunch, and come across this tidbit
> about books bound
> in skin:
> 
>
http://www.boston.com/news/local/rhode_island/articles/2006/01/07/
> 
>
some_of_nations_best_libraries_have_books_bound_in_human_skin/
> 
> or http://tinyurl.com/ddqjc
> 
> Then I stop off at a local bookstore and there sits
> a 1st B&L ed of
> Macy's "Spirit of American Literature" (no DJ) with
> the "skin" endpapers
> just like John Peterson described (& illustrated
> above).  So I guess
> John's book is not the only one!  I did not buy the
> book ($7.50) so if
> someone wants to contact the store, email me
> personally and I will pass
> along their phone number.
> 
> 
> jk
> 




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