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Tuesday, November 10, 2009

The Faience Violin by Jules Champfleury or the Art of Collecting



Jules Champfleury's The Faience Violin on Amazon

This very book was hinted to me many years ago by a fellow records collector... I read it in the cool Sellerio Editore - Palermo italian version.

Written in 1877, it's after and concerning some aspects involved in collecting... search for power, ownership, possession (?!?!), envy... but maybe - deeply said - ability and love for search and self-amusement and enjoyment.

Isn't this about Life?

A very, VERY enriching reading... also collecting pebbles will be not the same, anymore, after this very book.

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