On Sale - Land of Cokaygne
Translated by Malachi McCormick.
[Japanese four-hole binding,bright pink handmade paper cover]
The Irish Utopia by Friar Michael of Kildaire.Circa 1305.
The Land of Cokaygne tells of a land of gluttony and idleness; a kitchen-land where it was always afternoon and where the monk could obtain some of the delights of paradise;
"...the very walls of the monastery are built of pasteiis, of fleis, of fisse and riche met, with pinnacles of fat podinges."