Author: Homer Title: The Iliads of Homer, prince of poets. Published: London: Printed by Richard Field for Nathaniell Butter, [1611?] Location: Rare Books (Ex) Call number: 2681.333.611 Spine height: 30 cm
Codex Seraphinianus. Some people think it's one of the weirdest books ever published. Codex Seraphinianus by Italian artist Luigi Serafini is a window on a bizarre fantasy world complete with its own unique (unreadable) alphabet and numerous illustrations that borrow from the modern age but veer into the extremely unusual. It was first published in two volumes by Franco Maria Ricci in 1981.
Jeff recommends Moby Dick. He and FPL Ref. Librarian Darlene are both pushing themselves to dive into "Classics" that they'd missed out... Sometimes they slip through the cracks and the Moby Dicks and Anna Karennina's of the literary world develop certain stigmas, cliched, or antiquarian or what-have-you... Don't overlook the classics!