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The Measure of a Life Well Lived: Henry Miller on Growing Old, the Perils of Success, and the Secret of Remaining Young at Heart
The Measure of a Life Well Lived: Henry Miller on Growing Old, the Perils of Success, and the Secret of Remaining Young at Heart

“If you can fall in love again and again… if you can forgive as well as forget, if you can keep from growing sour, surly, bitter and cynical… you’ve got it half licked.”

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Iconic Italian Graphic Artist Bruno Munari’s Rare Vintage “Interactive” Picture-Books
Iconic Italian Graphic Artist Bruno Munari’s Rare Vintage “Interactive” Picture-Books

Pioneering visual storytelling that endures as a manifesto for the magic of paper books.

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Rare and Stunning Etchings for <em>Ulysses</em> by Italian Artist Mimmo Paladino
Rare and Stunning Etchings for Ulysses by Italian Artist Mimmo Paladino

Emanating James Joyce in black, white, and gold.

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Carson McCullers’s Little-Known 1964 Illustrated Children’s Book
Carson McCullers’s Little-Known 1964 Illustrated Children’s Book

Refreshingly direct verses with a strong existential bend and an undercurrent of science and astronomy.

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Salvador Dalí’s Rare, Erotic Vintage Cookbook
Salvador Dalí’s Rare, Erotic Vintage Cookbook

A surreally sensual love letter to the palate.

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Leonardo da Vinci’s Life and Legacy, in a Vintage Pop-Up Book
Leonardo da Vinci’s Life and Legacy, in a Vintage Pop-Up Book

The legacy of the great artist, inventor, and scientist in illustrated “interactive” paper engineering that would’ve made Leonardo himself nod with delight.

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Maurice Sendak’s Rarest Art: His Vintage Illustrations for William Blake’s “Songs of Innocence”
Maurice Sendak’s Rarest Art: His Vintage Illustrations for William Blake’s “Songs of Innocence”

“On a cloud I saw a child, and he laughing said to me…”

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Lisbeth Zwerger’s Rare and Soulful 1984 Illustrations for Oscar Wilde’s “The Selfish Giant”
Lisbeth Zwerger’s Rare and Soulful 1984 Illustrations for Oscar Wilde’s “The Selfish Giant”

A bittersweet tale of transformation and self-transcendence through a single act of kindness.

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Lisbeth Zwerger’s Imaginative Illustrations for <em>Alice in Wonderland</em>
Lisbeth Zwerger’s Imaginative Illustrations for Alice in Wonderland

“Lay it where Childhood’s dreams are twined…”

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George Orwell’s “Animal Farm” Illustrated by Ralph Steadman
George Orwell’s “Animal Farm” Illustrated by Ralph Steadman

“I do not wish to comment on the work; if it does not speak for itself, it is a failure.”

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