Tag Archives: Necronomicon

May 18, 1949

On May 18, 1949, the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) was incorporated. The bylaws called for all bookstores that wished to have the ABAA designation to have a suitably eldritch appearance and emanate a… Continue reading

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April 24, 1800

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1800 the Library of Congress was established with a $5,000 allocation. The third book purchased by the library was the ‘Necronomicon’ and it was subsequently transferred in 1943 to a secret vault that was … Continue reading

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