Wednesday, June 13, 2018

A Cold War Era Illuminated Manuscript


During the 1980s a disgruntled federal employee used his government-issue desk calendar to vent his work-related frustration. He laboured over his document every day, like a medieval monk working on an illuminated manuscript and, over nine years, a remarkably detailed chronicle of the decade emerged.


The full set of calendars is for sale from Boston Rare Maps for  $5500

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