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vintageanchorbooks:

“What in heaven’s name was the real essence of this beauty? Was it the precision of nature with its physical laws, or was it nature’s mercilessness, ceaselessly resisting man’s understanding?” 
― Kōbō AbeThe Woman in the Dunes

thefinalimage:

Wake in Fright | 1971 | dir. Ted Kotcheff
Final images: Landscapes

thefinalimage:

Wake in Fright | 1971 | dir. Ted Kotcheff

Final images: Landscapes

fuckyeahvintageillustration:

'Octobre' by Gaspar Camps (1874 - 1942)

fuckyeahvintageillustration:

'Octobre' by Gaspar Camps (1874 - 1942)

jewahl:

Anthony Perkins browsing a bookstall on Fourth Avenue, NYC, 1958.

jewahl:

Anthony Perkins browsing a bookstall on Fourth Avenue, NYC, 1958.

secretcinema1:

indypendent-thinking:
Aboard the Orient Express, 1950, Jack Birns

secretcinema1:

indypendent-thinking:

Aboard the Orient Express, 1950, Jack Birns

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Some of Edward Gorey's bookporn illustrations.

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"I’m stuffed with literature. I don’t talk to anyone."

Charles Baudelaire in a letter to Caroline Aupick. August 3rd, 1838 (via days-of-reading)

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oldbookillustrations:

The question is: do you like me?

From  The Cornhill Magazine vol. 39, London, 1879.

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oldbookillustrations:

The question is: do you like me?

From The Cornhill Magazine vol. 39, London, 1879.

(Source: archive.org)

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ryanpanos:

Movie Theaters in South India | Stefanie Zoche

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popculturebrain:

Trailer: 'Inherent Vice' - Dec 12

Written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, starring Reese Witherspoon, Jena Malone, Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, Michael K Williams, Benicio Del Toro, Eric Roberts, Maya Rudolph, Martin Short, Jillian Bell and Anders Holm.

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vintageanchorbooks:

"He sat on the floor and put the razor-blade into his vest-pocket. Putting it in, his fingers touched his lighter. He took the lighter out and looked at it. A cunning gleam came into his one open eye as he looked at the lighter. The gleam was not sane.” ― Dashiell Hammett, The Glass Key

vintageanchorbooks:

"He sat on the floor and put the razor-blade into his vest-pocket. Putting it in, his fingers touched his lighter. He took the lighter out and looked at it. A cunning gleam came into his one open eye as he looked at the lighter. The gleam was not sane.” 
― Dashiell HammettThe Glass Key

birdasaurus:

Alfred Eisenstaedt Woman Eating Spaghetti in Restaurant, no. 5 of 6.

birdasaurus:

Alfred Eisenstaedt Woman Eating Spaghetti in Restaurant, no. 5 of 6.