Reference Books

The Folio Society’s collection of classic reference books are an unparalleled repository of knowledge. With dictionaries, encyclopaedia and atlases – there is no fact you cannot check. We select works from some of the world’s renowned reference publishers such as Chambers, Oxford University Press and Penguin. See below for the full list of Folio Reference books.

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The Earth - An Intimate History book

The Earth - An Intimate History

Richard Fortey

In his ‘Intimate History’, Richard Fortey unlocks the geological secrets of the earth – its origin and the constant processes that destroy and create it. His aim is to unite the natural and human history of particular places with the geological realities that underlie them.

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Metropolis book

Metropolis

Jeremy Black

An illustrated exploration of history's most extraordinary cities, featuring over 150 maps and charts.

Sold out Price: US$ 50.00

My Hermitage book

My Hermitage

Mikhail Piotrovsky

An unusual tour through the extraordinary history and art of the State Hermitage.

Sold out Price: US$ 45.00

The Oxford Companion to Wine: Fourth Edition book

The Oxford Companion to Wine: Fourth Edition

Jancis Robinson and Julia Harding (eds.)

Everything a wine connoisseur needs to know in a single volume.

Sold out Price: US$ 65.00

Oxford Leather-bound Compact Dictionary and Thesaurus book

Oxford Leather-bound Compact Dictionary and Thesaurus

Perfect for any home or office, the Oxford Concise Dictionary and Thesaurus provide easy reference at your fingertips. These fine reference titles are bound in blue leather and lettered in gold leaf.

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Rare Treasures: From the Library of the Natural History Museum book

Rare Treasures: From the Library of the Natural History Museum

Judith Magee ed.

Experts from the Natural History Museum present some of the most extraordinary and significant books in the museum’s library.

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The Tolkien Treasury book

The Tolkien Treasury

J. R. R. Tolkien

A rare treat for fans of Middle-earth: this boxed set of Tolkien’s charming tales reveals a Tolkien beyond the epic storyteller who gave the world The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.

Sold out Price: US$ 69.99

A Year of Good Eating: The Kitchen Diaries III book

A Year of Good Eating: The Kitchen Diaries III

Nigel Slater

The author of the best-selling Eat presents a collection of recipes and writings that will take the hungry through an entire year of excellent food.

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