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Page excerpt from In the Land of Punctuation, by Christian Morgenstern, published by Tara Books. Images posted to 50 Books |50 Covers Competition over at Design Observer.

This is from Morgenstern’s 1905 poem originally titled “Im Reich der Interpunktionen,” illustrated by Indian graphic artist Rathna Ramanathan and translated into English by Sirish Rao.