[Item #57766] Codex Seraphinianus. ARTIST'S BOOK, Luigi SERAFINI, Italo Calvino, foreword.

Codex Seraphinianus

New York: Rizzoli, 2013. First printing of the Rizzoli trade edition (there was a simultaneous signed, limited issue). Folio (35cm). Pictorial cloth hardcover; unpaginated; illus. Fine, with supplemental pamphlet in rear pocket as issued.

Reprint of Serafini's landmark artist's book, an illustrated encyclopedia of imaginary things, written in an invented language (or, rather, script) which Serafini himself has stated possesses no lexicographical or syntactical meaning. This edition includes a new Preface by Serafini, contained in a multi-lingual pamphlet laid-in to a pocket inside the rear cover.

Price: $300.00

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