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Picasso’s Rare 1934 Etchings for a Racy Ancient Greek Comedy
Picasso’s Rare 1934 Etchings for a Racy Ancient Greek Comedy

Literary entrepreneurship, unorthodox anti-war advocacy, and a side of sex.

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Need a House, Call Ms. Mouse: Progressive Vintage Children’s Book Starring a Female Architect
Need a House, Call Ms. Mouse: Progressive Vintage Children’s Book Starring a Female Architect

“Henrietta is a world famous home decorator, which means she is — an artist, a designer, a dreamer, a builder, a creator, all that and more, too.”

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How To Be a Nonconformist: 22 Irreverent Illustrated Steps to Counterculture Cred from 1968
How To Be a Nonconformist: 22 Irreverent Illustrated Steps to Counterculture Cred from 1968

“Avoid socks. They are a fatal giveaway of a phony nonconformist.”

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Gorgeous Vintage Illustrations for Aesop’s Fables by Alice and Martin Provensen
Gorgeous Vintage Illustrations for Aesop’s Fables by Alice and Martin Provensen

Timeless visual exorcism of our greatest moral shortcomings, bridging antiquity and today.

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William Faulkner’s Little-Known Jazz Age Drawings, with a Side of Literary Derision
William Faulkner’s Little-Known Jazz Age Drawings, with a Side of Literary Derision

From the sartorial to the satiric, or how the award-winning author’s youthful pretensions earned him a helping of high-brow mockery.

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Vintage Illustrations for the Fairy Tales E. E. Cummings Wrote for His Only Daughter, Whom He Almost Abandoned
Vintage Illustrations for the Fairy Tales E. E. Cummings Wrote for His Only Daughter, Whom He Almost Abandoned

What elephants and butterflies have to do with the failures and redemptions of fatherhood.

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Salvador Dalí Illustrates Don Quixote
Salvador Dalí Illustrates Don Quixote

The art of fighting surrealist windmills.

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Conspicuous Outrage: Quentin Bell, Virginia Woolf’s Nephew, on Sartorial Morality, the Art of Fashion, and the Futility of War
Conspicuous Outrage: Quentin Bell, Virginia Woolf’s Nephew, on Sartorial Morality, the Art of Fashion, and the Futility of War

“In sociological studies fashion plays the role which has been allotted to Drosophila, the fruit fly, in the science of genetics.”

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Maurice Sendak’s Little-Known and Lovely Posters Celebrating Books and the Joy of Reading
Maurice Sendak’s Little-Known and Lovely Posters Celebrating Books and the Joy of Reading

A heartening transaction of literary pleasure.

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The Art of Thought: A Pioneering 1926 Model of the Four Stages of Creativity
The Art of Thought: A Pioneering 1926 Model of the Four Stages of Creativity

How to master the beautiful osmosis of conscious and unconscious, voluntary and involuntary, deliberate and serendipitous.

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