A precious part of literary history, and a treasure for anyone, young or old, who loves Alice. Now available to members in an exquisite facsimile edition, strictly limited to 3,750.
Edward Lear was an ornithological artist with few equals. This magnificent ‘imperial folio’ edition is a facsimile of David Attenborough’s unique collection of Lear’s work for the naturalist John Gould. Limited to 780 numbered copies, each signed by David Attenborough. Order now for delivery May 2013.
The Faerie Queene, illustrated by Walter Crane, is one of the most beautiful works of the Arts and Crafts Movement. Limited to 1,000 numbered copies, this is a gorgeous facsimile of a piece of publishing history.
Gulliver’s Travels is a complex, multi-layered work that can be read as adventure, satire, comedy and profound philosophical exploration of human nature and society. For this collector’s edition, The Folio Society approached the artist and writer Peter Suart, whose response is at once wickedly comic and engagingly cerebral.
A special leather-bound edition limited to just 500 copies of one of the most successful and brilliant histories ever written. Beginning with James II's troubled reign, Macaulay unravelled the complex web of 17th-century politics setting a new standard for future historians, both in terms of scholarship and style.
From the thrilling mystical power of ‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’ to the visionary magnificence of ‘Kubla Khan’, these poems reshaped the landscape of English poetry and ensorcelled generations of readers. Now, The Folio Society presents a collector’s edition of four immortal poems by Coleridge with superb illustrations by one of the country’s leading wood-engravers, Harry Brockway.
Charles Doughty travelled on foot and rode by camel around an area the size of France, a region so desolate that it was occupied by just a few tens of thousands of people. This Folio edition celebrates the masterpiece born from his journey.
This complete facsimile of the artist’s surviving sketchbooks is published in association with the Van Gogh Museum. It is a hidden, but crucial part of the legacy of one of the world's greatest artists, and reveals his dedicated attempts to 'capture things first-hand'. With 850 copies available through The Folio Society.
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