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The Diary of a Nobody (1919 edition)

Fictitious diary details fifteen months in the life of Mr. Charles Pooter, a middle aged city clerk of lower middle-class status but significant social aspirations,…more

Horse Laughs (1891)

Remarkably strange little book on account of much of the humour being lost over the passage of time – often resulting in surreal, if not somewhat disconcerting, lit…more

Napoleon’s Oraculum (1839)

Apparently consulted by Napoleon “before every important occasion” the fortune-telling Oraculum was originally discovered in one of the Royal tombs of Egypt during …more

Pirates (1922)

Published in 1922, based on the writings of Captain Charles Johnson from 1735, with additional foreword and illustrations from C.Lovat Fraser….more

The Last American (1889)

Short future history novel from John Ames Mitchell (1845–1918). First published in 1889, it is the fictional journal of Persian admiral Khan-Li, who in the year 2…more