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

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

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

Fables for the Frivolous (1899)

One of the earliest works by the American parodist Guy Wetmore Carryl, this collection of fables are adapted from Jean de La Fontaine’s Aesop-style originals from m…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

Croatian Tales of Long Ago (1922)

A seminal collection of short stories by the acclaimed children’s author Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić originally published in 1916 in Zagreb by the Matica Hrvatska publ…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

Aino Folktales (1888)

The folktales and legends of the Ainu, a group of indigenous people living in Japan and Russia – thought to originate from the Jōmon-jin people whom many think mig…more

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