Books on Art and Music

‘An art book is a museum without walls’. The Folio Society present a collection of beautifully illustrated art and music books; classic works of art history and engrossing editions on all aspects of fine art, painting and the lives of great artists and musicians. They include vibrant illustrations and pictures, and come in hardback bindings. They are books to treasure or give as the perfect gift. See below for the full list of Folio Art and Music books.

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The History of Florence in Painting book

The History of Florence in Painting

Part of Abbeville Press’ outstanding series, this stunning large-format book plots the fascinating course of Florentine life in art.

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Herculaneum: Art of a Buried City book

Herculaneum: Art of a Buried City

Maria Paola Guidobaldi and Domenico Esposito

This lavish book, presented here in a beautiful pictorial slipcase exclusive to The Folio Society, explores life and art in Herculaneum as never before.

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Landscape into Art book

Landscape into Art

Kenneth Clark

Kenneth Clark's classic text takes us through the development of landscape painting, from antiquity to the 19th century, with over 150 colour illustrations.

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Lord Byron: Selected Poems book

Lord Byron: Selected Poems

Lord Byron

A selection of sublime poems, with engravings by Simon Brett. Introduced by Jonathan Bate.

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The Nude book

The Nude

Kenneth Clark

Art historian, author and presenter of the hugely influential series Civilisation, Kenneth Clark possessed a profound knowledge and appreciation of art, and the ability to communicate it. The Nude is considered his best book. in this classic work he shows how, through the centuries, the depiction of the human body has remained the pinnacle of Western art.

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The Renaissance: Studies in Art and Poetry book

The Renaissance: Studies in Art and Poetry

Walter Pater

This seminal book was an influence on Oscar Wilde and other aesthetes. Introduced by Michael Prodger, with paintings by Botticelli and Michelangelo.

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The Temple of Flora - The Flower Plates book

The Temple of Flora - The Flower Plates

From the delicate colouring of Tulips and elegant form of the Sacred Egyptian Bean to the drama of The Night-Blowing Cereus and the Dragon Arum Lily, the plates from this legendary work are some of the loveliest and most popular of all flower illustrations.

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The Venetian Empire: A Sea Voyage book

The Venetian Empire: A Sea Voyage

Jan Morris

A maritime voyage like no other with historian and travel writer Jan Morris, in this unique illustrated edition.

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