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The Codex Seraphinianus

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It had to happen…the entirety of Luigi Serafini’s masterpiece (US edition, 1983)
scanned and Flickr-ised for your viewing pleasure.

See also
The unofficial Codex site
My 2002 article about the book
Giornale Nuovo

Elsewhere on { feuilleton }
The fantastic art archive

Previously on { feuilleton }
Tressants: the Calvino Hotel
Surrealist cartomancy

 


 

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4 comments or trackbacks

  1. #1 posted by Eroom Nala

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    That’s great news. Now I won’t have to try and decide which pages to photocopy to send to you from the photocopy I made of the entire thing after I borrowed it on interlibrary loan as the original was too expensive. How many more people will be able to see it now that couldn’t before?

  2. #2 posted by Eroom Nala

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    PS I wonder if many people have read all of the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili online instead of the book version?

    http://mitpress.mit.edu/e-books/HP/

  3. #3 posted by Tom

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    Hi just wondering why it tells me I don’t have permission to view the Flickr set? Thanks

  4. #4 posted by John

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    Hi Tom. I’ve no idea why that is, it’s not my page. The book is still subject to copyright, however, so there may be a problem posting all the pages in this way.

 


 

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