Russian Portraits (1921)

Travel diary of the English sculptor Clare Sheridan telling the story of controversial trip to early Soviet Russia….more

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”, Napoléon 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

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