The Faerie Queene (1596)

Original 1596 first edition of the second part to Edmund Spenser’s epic poem The Faerie Queene – disposed into twelue bookes, fashioning XII. morall vertues – a bo…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

Musaeum Clausum (1684)

Thomas Browne’s remarkable account of an imagined inventory of ‘remarkable books, antiquities, pictures and rarities of several kinds, scarce or never seen by any…more

Mythical Monsters (1886)

An exploration into all beasts fabled, fabricated, fantastical, and fanciful, from across the world, including the Chinese and Japanese Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix, an…more

The Night Before Christmas (1905)

1905 version directed by Edwin S. Porter of the poem first published anonymously in 1823 and generally attributed to Clement Clarke Moore. Porter’s version is the…more

Quarles’ Emblems (1886)

Francis Quarles was an English poet most famous for his emblem book originally published in 1635. This 19th century edition has been embellished with new illustrati…more

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