Codex Seraphinianus: infinite inspiration
Luigi Serifini’s disturbingly extensive, dutifully rendered and ultimately indecipherable exposition of the other realm, Codex Seraphinianus, is a nearly perfect vindication of the absence of those other tomes within the framework of reality and an inspiration for those with an inclination, despite the odds, to continue their aether-bound search for old gods and new worlds.
Though the three-hundred and seventy page volume has been in existence for nearly thirty earth years, it remains elusive; a rare book whose relative cultural invisibility has come to govern its reputation as a preeminent source of twentieth century human esoterica. Ironically, the advent of the twenty-first century has lent digital facilitation to the availability of the codex. You can buy any number of editions of it on Amazon for a few hundred clams – you can download a PDF of its innards too; its lack of physicality in the latter format adds a further layer of disturbance to the proceedings.