The Confidence-Man (1857)

Published on the day it is set, April Fool’s Day 1857, Herman Melville’s last novel concerns a group of passengers travelling by steamboat along the Mississippi and…more

The Chinese Fairy Book (1921)

A book compiling seventy-four traditional Chinese folk takes, making, as the translator notes, “probably the most comprehensive and varied collection of oriental fa…more

The Accidents of Youth (1819)

Through a series of short stories and wonderful engravings, this book is aimed at keeping young people out of trouble and “calculated to improve [their] moral condu…more

Navaho Legends (1897)

Book from the American Folk-Lore Society compiling Navaho myths and legends and including also a lengthy introduction on the history, beliefs and customs of the Nav…more

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