The perfection that is Anatomia Humani Corporis

now there’s a book…

Janet Carr @

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My passion for hand bound books is well-known. This is probably the most beautiful one I will ever own.
It took over a month to make and the specially treated paper can only be made in summer as it needs hot weather and sun to be able to dry. Alex of AlexLibris, the amazing book artist who made it, worked especially hard to finish it for me in time for the new year.

Fate had other plans, however. Unfortunately,  postal services all over Europe suffered great interruptions this year due to the way that Christmas public holidays fell. The Swedish postal service alone only delivered post 7 days of 21 around Christmas, so all my post was very late. This parcel travelled all the way from Serbia so got stuck somewhere for 2.5 weeks and updates just stopped. Alex was more than wonderful. As always, he kept in constant contact…

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