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

Mazes and Labyrinths (1922)

William H. Matthews’ vast and richly illustrated encyclopaedic portrait of these mysterious phenomena across time and space….more

Forty-Four Turkish Fairy Tales (1913)

In this elaborately produced volume, beautifully illustrated by Willy Pogany, Hungarian-born linguist Ignác Kúnos presents 44 folktales from Turkey, including pri…more

Rainbows in Art

Depictions spanning more than 800 years – in chronological order – of that most enigmatic of weather phenomena, the rainbow….more

Raja Harishchandra (1913)

Based on the eponymous legend recounted in the Sanskrit epics, this is the very first full-length Indian feature — the beginning of Bollywood….more