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T. S. Eliot considered the Aeneid to be the most important single work in Western literature: the supreme literary achievement of the most influential culture in European history and the standard by which all subsequent works were to be judged.

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The Aeneid book

The Aeneid

Limited to 1,750 copies

US$ 345.00

Four hundred years ago, a book was published that would be read for centuries by countless generations and that still remains of central importance to the English-speaking world. The King James Bible is one of the most influential books of all time.

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The Bible - King James Version book

The Bible - King James Version

Limited to 940 copies

US$ 895.00

A landmark of English poetry, The Canterbury Tales has appeared in many illustrated editions. This one, illustrated by Eric Gill, is among the most remarkable.

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The Canterbury Tales book

The Canterbury Tales

Limited to 1,980 copies

US$ 695.00

A masterly facsimile of the acclaimed Golden Cockerel Press edition of Chaucer’s masterpiece, this edition unites the talents of typographer Robert Gibbings and engraver Eric Gill.

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Troilus and Criseyde book

Troilus and Criseyde

Limited to 1,250 copies

US$ 695.00

This magnificent ‘imperial folio’ edition is a facsimile of David Attenborough’s unique collection of Lear’s work for the naturalist John Gould.

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Birds Drawn for John Gould by Edward Lear book

Birds Drawn for John Gould by Edward Lear

Limited to 780 copies

US$ 1,595.00

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.

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The Faerie Queene book

The Faerie Queene

Limited to 1,000 copies

US$ 995.00

50 of La Fontaine's classic fables are illustrated by Quentin Blake in his unique and brilliant style, and the edition is introduced by celebrated writer Sarah Bakewell.

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Fifty Fables of La Fontaine book

Fifty Fables of La Fontaine

Limited to 1,000 copies

US$ 445.00

An exquisite facsimile of one of the greatest illuminated manuscripts housed in the Fitzwilliam Museum.

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The Fitzwilliam Book of Hours book

The Fitzwilliam Book of Hours

Limited to 1,180 copies

US$ 895.00

In the mid-13th century, as influential preachers predicted the end of the world, there was a surge in demand for illuminated manuscripts of Revelation. Among the surviving examples, one of the very finest is the Getty Apocalypse, here presented in facsimile for the first time.

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The Getty Apocalypse book

The Getty Apocalypse

Limited to 1,000 copies

US$ 795.00

Gulliver’s Travels is a complex work of adventure, satire, comedy and profound philosophical exploration. For this edition we approached the artist and writer Peter Suart, whose response is at once wickedly comic and engagingly cerebral.

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Gulliver's Travels book

Gulliver's Travels

Limited to 1,000 copies

US$ 850.00

An historic royal map of King Henry's realm - This historic map of Britain, ‘Angliae Figura’, hung on the walls of Hampton Court Palace and is now available to own in facsimile. It is accompanied by a specially commissioned commentary volume by Peter Barber.

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King Henry's Map of the British Isles book

King Henry's Map of the British Isles

Limited to 2,750 copies

US$ 195.00

Your opportunity to own in facsimile a treasure from the private library of King Henry VIII - the personal prayer book of Henry VIII annotated in his own hand.

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King Henry's Prayer Book book

King Henry's Prayer Book

Limited to 980 copies

US$ 1,795.00

A superb facsimile of the Royal Choirbook - a beautiful large-format collection of Latin motets composed for Henry VIII and presented to him in 1518.

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Music for King Henry book

Music for King Henry

Limited to 500 copies

US$ 795.00

The Hereford World Map is recognised by UNESCO as an exceptionally important cultural artefact: the medieval world in one iconic object. Now it is available for you to own in a new reproduction from The Folio Society.

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The Hereford World Map: Mappa Mundi book

The Hereford World Map: Mappa Mundi

Limited to 1,000 copies

US$ 1,400.00

One of the most opulent pictorial books ever published, Japan captures a vanished world in 259 hand-coloured photographs. Now, for the first time, this landmark work is reproduced in its entirety in two luxurious volumes.

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Japan book

Japan

Limited to 1,000 copies

US$ 1,145.00

Kipling's tales are amongst the most inventive of all children's literature. With exquisite illustrations by Niroot Puttapipat, this is the definitive collector's edition.

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Just So Stories book

Just So Stories

Limited to 1,000 copies

US$ 795.00

The first ever facsimile of the grandest book of hours, published by Patrimonio Ediciones and limited to 949 numbered copies. 50 copies have been reserved for members of The Folio Society.

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Les Grandes Heures de Jean, duc de Berry book

Les Grandes Heures de Jean, duc de Berry

Limited to 949 copies

US$ 12,950.00

One of the finest of all surviving bestiaries in this new limited edition facsimile. A treasure of the Bodleian Library, this Bestiary shows the medieval art of illumination at its best, with 135 miniatures glowing with rich, gleaming gold.

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Liber Bestiarum book

Liber Bestiarum

Limited to 1,980 copies

US$ 895.00

A special leather-bound edition of one of the most 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.

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Macaulay - The History of England book

Macaulay - The History of England

Limited to 500 copies

US$ 1,295.00

Ovid’s epic poem is brought together with Titian’s paintings for the first time in this landmark publication.

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Metamorphoses book

Metamorphoses

Limited to 2,750 copies

US$ 525.00

Herman Melville's tale of the hunt for the white whale, Moby-Dick, is one of the greatest novels of all time. This limited edition contains the classic illustrations of Rockwell Kent.

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Moby-Dick book

Moby-Dick

Limited to 1,750 copies

US$ 380.00

The watercolours created for Thomas Gray’s poems are among the greatest of William Blake's achievements. This facsimile captures the beauty of this enthralling work.

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Poems of Thomas Gray book

Poems of Thomas Gray

Limited to 1,000 copies

US$ 895.00

One of the most beautiful maps ever made this was commissioned by Queen Mary Tudor as a gift to her beloved husband Philip of Spain. Holding a crucial place in the history of map-making, this is a remarkable portrait of the Renaissance world.

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The Queen Mary Atlas book

The Queen Mary Atlas

Limited to 1,000 copies

US$ 1,495.00

A collectors' edition of four poems by Coleridge with superb illustrations by wood-engraver Harry Brockway.

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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Other Poems book

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Other Poems

Limited to 1,000 copies

US$ 875.00

One of the most prized secular medieval texts, beautifully illuminated with 86 exquisite miniatures.

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The Romance of Alexander book

The Romance of Alexander

US$ 6,995.00

The Folio Society is proud to reproduce, for the first time, all 79 plates of Sharpe’s Birds of Paradise in book form at their actual size, with a foreword by David Attenborough.

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Sharpe's Birds of Paradise book

Sharpe's Birds of Paradise

Limited to 1,000 copies

US$ 895.00

Strictly limited to 600 copies, this is the first ever full-size facsimile of the greatest English florilegium. Receive two superb fine art prints free with your copy.

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The Temple of Flora book

The Temple of Flora

Limited to 600 copies

US$ 1,495.00

The third of Hugo’s great novels, published for the first time with all his original illustrations.

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The Toilers of the Sea book

The Toilers of the Sea

Limited to 1,250 copies

US$ 345.00

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.

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Travels In Arabia Deserta book

Travels In Arabia Deserta

Limited to 780 copies

US$ 790.00

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