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The Book Of Tea
The Book Of Tea Kakuzo Okakura
This 1906 guide to the beauty of the tea ceremony is both a paean to the art of simplicity, and a wry critique of the West's view of Japan.
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Hannibal
Hannibal Livy
One of Rome's greatest historians recounts the military genius Hannibal crossing the Alps with twenty-one elephants and winning the famed Battle of the Trebbia.
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Of Street Piemen
Of Street Piemen Henry Mayhew
The matchless chronicler of Victorian Londoners observes everything from surprise pie-fillings to a balloon-ride over the city.
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