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The Hare of Inaba (1892)

Japanese folktale involving a mistreated hare, a bridge of crocodiles, eighty mean brothers, one good brother, and a beautiful princess….more

Napoleon at St Helena (1855)

An illustrated compilation of “interesting anecdotes and and remarkable conversations of the Emperor”, NapolĂ©on Bonaparte, during his time on Saint Helena, the isl…more

Twelve Years a Slave (1859)

The memoir by Solomon Northup upon which the recent much acclaimed feature film, Twelve Years a Slave directed by Steve McQueen, was based. The narrative tells the …more