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Encyclopedia of a world that does not exist

Over the years, I have run across a number of versions of the weird and wonderful¬†Codex Seraphinianus.¬†Along with English and French edtions, I have also seen an original Italian version from 1981. It’s difficult to catagorize this fascinating surreal fictionalized … Continue reading

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Adieu to all that

Those of us from the pre-Internet Age fondly remember the joys of a great set of encyclopedias. Before the web if you needed to know about cuneiform writing or what the capital of Namibia was, you turned to the Encyclopedia … Continue reading

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