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CODEX SERAPHINIANUS: LUIGI SERAFINI. New edition. Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., New York, 2013. Original edition published 1981 by F.M. Ricci, Milan. 394 pp. with 248 col. ills. and 24-page booklet with 4 col. ills. in back pocket. 35 x 24 cm. LC 2013-943809 ISBN 9780847842131 Written in an unknown language of the artist's invention.
This new edition of a mysterious encyclopedia created by Italian artist, architect and designer Serafini (b. 1949), a volume written in an indecipherable language and script of his own invention and illustrated by his fanciful drawings, is accompanied by a small booklet (multilingual in Italian, English, French, German, Portuguese and Russian) that presents a short text written in 2013 by the artist in which he describes the circumstances surrounding the creation of the book in 1981. Note: a deluxe, limited edition of this book is also available; see Worldwide 157142.
Artist(s):Serafini, Luigi
Indexing: Western, Europe — Italy — Post-1970 — Drawing and Watercolor — Books/Illustration/Printing
Plans: 70
Worldwide Number: 155697
Hardcover $125.00t (libraries receive a 20% discount on this title)    

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