E già sono deserto.
Preso in questa curva malinconia.
Ma la notte sperde le lontananze.
astrali nidi d’illusione,
We were like gods at the dawning of the world, and our joy was so bright we could see nothing else but the other.
― Madeline Miller, The Song of Achilles
1690s book with filigree silver binding - National Library of Sweden
This binding is an exquisite example of Danish filigree technique
from the 1690s.It belongs to the National Library’s Huseby
Collection and was once owned by Karren Mogensdotter Skoug.
Her name and the year 1692 are engraved on the inside of the clasps. -(x)
A LIBRARY IN THE HAND - Todd Pattinson, Little Library, 2009. 19th Century leather binding containing 72 leather and paperbound books which range from 1”-1.5” in height.
This is a literal version of an e-reader. One large book containing tons of tiny books.
(Two libraries in a row! What can I say.)
Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderón
July 6, 1907
Coyoacán, Mexico City
la sottoscritta che voleva disegnare.
Invece passò il pomeriggio a mettere i capelli in testa a un tizio.