Fabre’s Book of Insects (1921)

Condensed and beautifully illustrated English version of the ten volume series on insects by Jean-Henri Fabre in which he brought out the beauty and drama in the li…more

X is for…

How alphabet books dealt with the letter X before the rise of x-rays and xylophones….more

The Book of Dreams and Ghosts (1897)

Seventy eight weird happenings are contained in this volume, from a demon strangling Devonian farmers in 1682 to a poltergeist terrorising a contemporary Chinese co…more