collecting

i'm currently in the process of collecting the soul filled words that interest me (to be read at a later date) after having spent a substantial portion/most of my life collecting the things everyone else wanted, needed and desired
  1. Big Sur and the Oranges of Hieronymus Bosch, Henry Miller
    paperback/new
  2. A Literate Passion: Letters of Anaïs Nin & Henry Miller, 1932-1953
    paperback/new
  3. Nearer the Moon: From a Journal of Love, the Unexpurgated Diary of Anaïs Nin
    used/hardcover 1996
  4. Nearer the Moon: From a Journal of Love, the Unexpurgated Diary of Anaïs Nin (1937–1939))
    recycled detail love
  5. Stand Still Like the Hummingbird, Henry Miller
    new/paperback
  6. The Colossus of Maroussi, Henry Miller
    new/paperback
  7. Quiet Days in Clichy, Henry Miller
    new/paperback
  8. Black Spring, Henry Miller
    new/paperback
  9. Beloved Prophet: The Love Letters of Kahlil Gibran and Mary Haskell, and Her Private Journal 1st Edition
    coveted... used/hardcover 1977
  10. The Cross of Redemption: Uncollected Writings by James Baldwin
    used
  11. The Cross of Redemption: Uncollected Writings by James Baldwin
    discarded love
  12. Henry Miller | The Rosy Crucifixion: Sexus, Nexus, Plexus box set | First edition, Published by Grove Press, 1965
    just arrived... coveted
  13. used/the box... cool font
  14. found
    a discarded treasure... hidden under the book cover flap, affixed permanently to the inside of Sexus. lucky me.
  15. kind of in love... sorry🤷‍♀️
  16. madly, deeply, sincerely in love... not sorry🤓
    art
  17. Aram Saroyan | Complete Minimal Poems, 2nd Edition
    coincidental amazon arrival/new. infinite word love.
  18. Art Record Covers, Francesco Spampinato Hardcover, Multilingual Edition: English, French, German
  19. a peek inside...
    "The artists' approach to the record cover could be interpreted as an attempt to resist the constraints imposed by the art world."
  20. Josef Albers, 1961 ("graphics")
  21. Art & Language, 1983 (paint)
  22. Tauba Auerbach, 2010 ("digital compositing")
  23. Banksy, 2003 (stencil graffiti)
  24. Banksy, 2000 (stencil graffiti)
  25. Jean-Michel Basquiat, 1984 (white crayon on black paper)
    kind of obsessed... i think i may need to create a separate list