A leather bound compilation of anthropology notes. Most of the printed copies were destroyed by orders of the Blackwell estate, but at least thirteen copies survived..
in English, c. 1840. A compliation of notes of the English born anthropologist and explorer, N. Blackwell which details the religious rituals and ceremonies performed by West African natives.
Sanity loss 1D5/1D10; Cthulhu Mythos +6 percentiles; Average 1 week study to comprehend. Spell: Create Zombie.
This leather-bound copy of the King James Bible is wrought with hand-written notes which contradict and "correct" the text contained within.
in English, c. 1812. The notes within the bible are a treatise on Shub-Niggurath and creation.
Sanity loss 1D3/1D6; Cthulhu Mythos +4 percentiles; Average 1 week study to comprehend. Spells: Call Forth The All-Mother (Call/Dismiss Shub-Niggurath), Bring Forth Her Darke Young (Summon/Bind Dark Young), The Invisible Blade (Spectral Razor).
A handwritten diary carefully bound and preserved with an unknown leathery material.
in English; c. 1805; author Montgomery Crompton. The diary of an English artist who came to Egypt and became a minor priest of the Brotherhood of the Black Pharaoh.
Sanity loss 1D3/1D6; Cthuhlu Mythos +4 percentiles; average 2 weeks to study and comprehend.
This manuscript is hand-bound in an unusual and unknown material whose origins are unknown.
in English; c. 1926; author Justin Geoffrey. A volume of poems. The title poem is acknowledged as Geoffrey's masterwork.
Sanity loss 1/1D3; Cthulhu Mythos +3 percentiles; average 1 week to study and comprehend.
This thick, leather-bound manuscript is a translation from the Greek precusor, Pnakotica. The manuscript is handwritten and the yellowed pages are brittle with age.
in English, c. 15th century, author unknown. The book is a translation from an earlier classical Greek writing, which supposedly traces its origins to the prehuman crinoids who seeded life on earth.
Sanity loss 1D4/1D8; Cthulhu Mythos +10 percentiles; Average 45 weeks to study and comprehend.
This thin black octavo volume has a large Yellow Sign embossed on its cover. The text is an ambiguous, dream-like play which opens its reader to madness.
in English, c. 1933. An English translation and interpretation of the French Play, The King in Yellow.
Seeing the Yellow Sign on the cover costs 0/1D6 Sanity for the first time that a person views it.
Sanity loss 1D3/1D6+1; Cthulhu Mythos +5 percentiles; Average 1 week study to comprehend. Spells: Binding the Winged Messenger of Hastur (Summon/Bind Byakhee).
A leatherbound, handwritten manuscript. Several pages of this tome are stained with what appears to be blood.
in French, c. 13th century, author Gaspar du Nord. A French commentary on the Latin original.
Sanity loss 1D4/1D6; Cthulhu Mythose +6 percentiles; Average 6 weeks to study and comprehend.