— Cookie’s Fortune

Whilst, at first glance, you may wonder why I’ve posted this poster for an old 1999 Robert Altman movie, it’s simply the case that I really like the illustration and colourspace.

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— The World Of Books

‘The world of books is the most remarkable creation of man, Nothing else that he builds ever lasts. Monuments fall, nations perish, civilizations grow old and die out, and after an era of darkness new races build others. But in the world of books are volumes that have seen this happen again and again and yet live on, still young, still fresh as the day they were written, still telling men’s hearts of the hearts of men centuries dead.’


Clarence Day

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