Philippine Folk Tales (1916)

Huge variety of stories presented, sourced from both the more traditional tribes, including the headhunters of the rugged mountain regions, and from those “Christia…more

Russian Portraits (1921)

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

Toasts for All Occasions (1903)

A book on toasts for all occasions published in 1903, celebrating such subjects as the art of drinking, women, America, home, friendship… and the household cook….more

After London (1911)

First published in 1885, this novel by Richard Jefferies can be seen as one of the most important early examples of post-apocalyptic fiction, telling the story of h…more

Flowers of the Sky

Depictions spanning almost a whole millennium – in chronological order – of comets, meteors, meteorites and shooting stars….more

The Physiognomy of Hands (1917)

Pages 317 and 318 from a book titled Analyzing character, the new science of judging men: misfits in business, the home and social life (1917) by Katherine M. H. Bl…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