Britain between the wars is brilliantly and entertainingly chronicled in this book by the author of Akenfield.
From the Victorian metropolis of London to the bucolic traditions of 18th-century Scotland, the Folio Society publishes a beautiful collection of British and Irish social and cultural history books. Each book includes beautiful illustrations or carefully researched photographs. See below for the full list of Folio British and Irish Social and Cultural History books.
A magnificent facsimile edition of a religious and literary classic. Next to the authorised version of the King James Bible and the plays of William Shakespeare, it is among the most widely read and influential of English literary works.
Often called the golden age of English culture, the Elizabethan age saw an unprecedented explosion of creativity in the arts and commerce. In this rich portrait of the time, Rowse examines English society under Elizabeth and the lasting influence of the era, still resonating today.
Queen Victoria was 39 when her daughter Vicky left home as the bride of Prince Frederick of Prussia. Edited by Andrew Roberts for The Folio Society, this edition of their extraordinary correspondence provides an unparalleled insight into the lives and times of two queens.