Publish date: October 29th 2013
Pages no: 396
Edition language: English
An extremely delicious illustrated encyclopedia of a not-quite-existent world. It is bettered by both its deeply amusing illustrations and its pages of unreadable but very official-looking text. All manner of persons, places, and things have their sections. Think Edward Gorey meets Shaun Tan meets D...
Italian artist/architect Luigi Serafini barricaded himself inside his scriptorium for three years during which time he poured forth all manner of weird, imagined images and an invented text. The result is the Codex, a book that many have called the weirdest book in the world, a surrealist field guid...