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ACCESSION #: ICI 21364 TITLE: Life Magazine (1/12/1962) DESCRIPTION: Weekly periodical with articles on: Retirement age men who continue to work; the romantic riddle of Lawrence of Arabia, Garbisch collection of American Primitives; Romain Gary (before his marriage to Jean Seberg … Continue reading
Bann, Stephen; ed. Frankenstein, Creation and Monstrosity (1994) ICI Shelf: Body Last Line: “Another man, dying in Monravia, devoured the linen of a woman interred next to him.” ICI History: Today at the ICI — Twitter Feed (10-31-12)
A volvelle from the 16th century. We researched the volvelle form for our third book, Searching for Sebald. Although the book was published as a traditional codex, we used the round form for the book’s announcement.