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Vibrant Vintage Illustrations of Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey by Alice and Martin Provensen
Vibrant Vintage Illustrations of Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey by Alice and Martin Provensen

Ancient Greek mythology meets mid-century art.

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Outer Space Humor: Vintage Illustrated Astro-Jokes from the Zenith of the Space Race
Outer Space Humor: Vintage Illustrated Astro-Jokes from the Zenith of the Space Race

“A visitor from Jupiter, watching a typical Western on television, remarked to a friend: ‘How come the hero has a biped riding on his back?'”

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Alice and Martin Provensen’s Stunning Vintage Illustrations for Twelve Classic Fairy Tales
Alice and Martin Provensen’s Stunning Vintage Illustrations for Twelve Classic Fairy Tales

From “The Happy Prince” to “The Beauty and the Beast,” by way of feminism and art history.

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Salvador Dalí Illustrates Montaigne: Sublime Surrealism from a Rare 1947 Limited Edition, Signed by Dalí
Salvador Dalí Illustrates Montaigne: Sublime Surrealism from a Rare 1947 Limited Edition, Signed by Dalí

Two of history’s most formidable talents, at the intersection of literature at art.

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Open House for Butterflies: Ruth Krauss’s Final and Loveliest Collaboration with Maurice Sendak
Open House for Butterflies: Ruth Krauss’s Final and Loveliest Collaboration with Maurice Sendak

“Krauss books can be bridges between the poor dull insensitive adult and the fresh, imaginative, brand-new child.”

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Ever Rethinking the Lord’s Prayer: Buckminster Fuller Revises Scripture with Science
Ever Rethinking the Lord’s Prayer: Buckminster Fuller Revises Scripture with Science

“Love is metaphysical gravity.”

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