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codex seraphinianus

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…originally published in 1981, the codex seraphinianus is an illustrated encyclopedia of an imaginary world, created by the italian artist, architect and industrial designer Luigi Serafini during thirty months, from 1976 to 1978. The book is approximately 360 pages long (depending on edition), and written in a strange, generally unintelligible alphabet…

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i had never heard of this fascinating book before, although the morphing crocodile image i have seen before, see also this article

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