Book covered in human flesh to be sold


In DONCASTER, England, a British auction house has agreed to put a 400 year old book covered in a sheet of human skin on the block.

The book, “A True And Perfect Relation Of The Whole Proceedings Against The Late Most Barbarous Traitors, Garnet A Jesuit And His Confederates,” details the trials and executions of Guy Fawkes and his co-conspirators in the 1605 plot to blow up the houses of Parliament, Sky News reported Wednesday.

The tome, which was published months after the event in 1606, is covered in a sheet of human skin that reportedly came from one of Fawkes’ co~plotters.

The current owner of the book, who asked not to be identified, said he hopes it is purchased from Wilkinson’s Auctioneers in Doncaster by a museum so it can be seen by the public. He said marks on the book and an inscription on the cover, “severe penitence punished the flesh,” seem to indicate the skin’s former owner was tortured before his death.
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This would be way to creepy for me…but I am sure that there is a collector out there that wants this unsusal book.

~The Baby Boomer Queen~