This was also Ernst's act of revenge upon the Edwardian world in which he grew up, an act of violence against the dreamlife of the pre-World War 1 culture. All pages are collages of several illustrations cut out of novels of that period, almost perfectly composed. It's not as easy to see that it's collage printed, but I've seen a few in the Art Institute of Chicago; one can see there in the way the different components are browning with age at different rates. Anyway, here it is, enjoy.
"Eternity with Beelzebub, and all his hellish instruments of death, will be a picnic compared to five minutes with me and this pencil." - E. Blackadder, 1791 Questionable
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