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Jurgen Leitner appears to have been a Scandinavian recluse who was big in the literacy scene in the 1990s, custom bounding known books, or paying authors to write books for him. He disappeared around 1995, and is best known for his library.

The Library of Jurgen Leitner Edit

At present, little is known about the library, although it appears to have been destroyed in 1994 (MAG 4). It was known for having books on demonology or the arcane.

Known books Edit

Ex Altiora (MAG 4, MAG 46) - a book bound in calf leather in the 1800s with the title on the spine in faded gold letters, the pages appear to be from the 17th century. It was a Virgil style poem written in Latin, concerning a huge creature approaching a town who struggled to decide how to combat this creature, eventually throwing themselves to the rocks below out of madness. The book also had woodcut images of cliffs, mountains, a tower and a starless sky. These images trigger vertigo. When the book was in Herbert Knox's possession, it did not have the image of the starless sky, and it is possible that Michael Crew imprisoned or sealed a figure inside the book to make that image. It's exact purpose or content is unknown and it was destroyed by Gerard Kaey.

The Bone Turner's Tale - a thick black paperback with the title in white sarif font. Handed in to the Cheswick library and taken by Jarid Hopworth. It seems to recount part of the Canterbury Tales, although in a different writing style. It's contents are mostly unknown, but does talk about a Bone Turner, who seems to have some power over bone, or some crafted related therein. It is possible that the book explains how to become a 'bone turner', as Jarid may have adopted the art.

Timeline Edit

1994 - Library of Jurgen Leitner destroyed or dismantled, possibly by the Magnus Institute (Case 4)

1995 - Disappeared (Case 4)

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