Journals and Altered Books
Altered BOOK, Secret POISON STORAGE. https://bookaddictionuk.wordpress.com/2014/11/16/a-book-of-poison-or-medieval-cures-book-of-the-week/ Original book cover from 1600. Pages bonded into a solid block & cut. 11 drawers & 1 open compartment. Latin poison labels (Rhicinus, datura, belladonna, valerian, etc.). Glass bottle labeled "Statutum est hominibus semel mori" (A man is destined to die once) Once owned by an educated 17th century bible-reading assassin?