"'In Ghostly Japan' is a collection of old ghost stories, traditions dealing with ghosts, and personal ruminations on the afterlife by the turn-of-the-century Japanese scholar Lufcadio Hearn." Lafcadio Hearn was one of the first great interpreters of things Japanese for Western readers. His keen intellect, poetic imagination and clear style have ensured him a devoted readership for more than a century.
David Copperfield is the unforgettable story of David’s pursuit of his dream of being a successful writer. Following David from his impoverished childhood to his encounters with the memorable Uriah Heep, the beautiful Dora, and the comic Micawber, David Copperfield is believed to be the most autobiographical of Charles Dickens’s works.
≈ Beautiful Antique Books ≈ Hannah Jane Locker-Lampson, What the Blackbird Said. A Story in Four Chirps, London; New York: George Routledge and Sons, 1881. Cover and interior illustrations by Randolph Caldecott.