Here's something gruesome - a book made from human skin is being auctioned off this Sunday. You can even make out a ghostly image of a face on the cover:
A macabre 17th century book about the execution of Gunpowder Plot conspirator Father Henry Garnet believed to be bound in the priest's own skin will go under the hammer this Sunday.
Perhaps most spooky of all, some claim to see an image of the priest's tortured face peering out of the anthropodermic binding of 'A True and Perfect Relation of the Whole Proceedings against the Late Most Barbarous Traitors, Garnet a Jesuit and his Confederats'.
And wouldn't you know it, we've had a post on Books Bound in Human Skin before on Neatorama...