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    Exclamation Codex Seraphinianus

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    I have indeed heard of the Codex Seraphianus! I love bizarre illustrations like these and a friend pointed it out to me a few years ago. Imaginative stuff. Here are just a few excerpts that I particularly like (and could find with Google):

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    Codex Seraphinianus
    "Master storytellers never explain. They do the hard, painfully creative thing-- they dramatize"

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    wow. seeing the images and reading about it on wikipedia actually made me think "hmmm.. i'm making an order from amazon as it is, andthis looks like a nice book to have around.." then i found out it costs 500$!
    crap.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Noa K View Post
    wow. seeing the images and reading about it on wikipedia actually made me think "hmmm.. i'm making an order from amazon as it is, andthis looks like a nice book to have around.." then i found out it costs 500$!
    crap.
    ditto...

    One to watch for in the charity shops though

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    Wow, that's very interesting book. Very surreal. Why does it cost so much?
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