Find out more about Folio Society limited editions
Letterpress Shakespeare

Limited Editions A to Z

A handsome readable edition of Hooke's seminal text with all 38 plates reproduced at full size including 5 large-scale fold outs.

Click here to find out more

Micrographia book

Micrographia

Limited to 750 copies

US$ 360.00

This new limited edition features an exclusive signed print by Dan Hillier, while the book lurks within a striking solander box. Limited to 750 copies. One per customer.

Click here to find out more

The Call of Cthulhu & Other Weird Stories Limited edition book

The Call of Cthulhu & Other Weird Stories Limited edition

US$ 575.00

Click here to find out more

Hansel and Gretel book

Hansel and Gretel

Limited to 980 copies

US$ 360.00

Click here to find out more

The Poetic Edda book

The Poetic Edda

Limited to 980 hand-numbered copies

US$ 550.00

Russell Hoban’s genre-defying masterpiece.

Click here to find out more

Riddley Walker book

Riddley Walker

Limited to 1,000 numbered copies each signed and numbered by Quentin Blake

US$ 475.00

The ultimate collector’s edition of Lewis Carroll’s immortal tale, featuring wonderful new illustrations by the acclaimed artist Charles van Sandwyk.

Click here to find out more

Alice in Wonderland book

Alice in Wonderland

Limited to 1,000 copies

US$ 865.00

A new limited edition of Apuleius’ enormously entertaining and immensely influential novel, featuring exuberant illustrations by Quentin Blake. Each copy is signed and numbered by the artist. Fewer than 20 remain

Click here to find out more

The Golden Ass book

The Golden Ass

US$ 585.00

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

Click here to find out more

The Toilers of the Sea book

The Toilers of the Sea

Limited to 1,250 copies

US$ 345.00

The Great Charter presented in a meticulously produced facsimile accompanied by a certificate of authentication.

Click here to find out more

Magna Carta book

Magna Carta

Limited to 480 copies

US$ 2,375.00 US$ 1,900.00

You save US$ 475.00 (20%)

Shakespeare's last tragedy, telling of Caius Marcius, a proud Roman General in the tumultuous days of the early republic

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress Coriolanus book

The Letterpress
Coriolanus

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

A complex plot with dark undertones yet filled with twists and surprises, Cymbeline is one of Shakespeare’s most enigmatic plays.

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress Cymbeline book

The Letterpress
Cymbeline

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

Shakespeare's greatest play - the tragedy of Hamlet has become the most widely published work in the world, after the Bible.

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress Hamlet book

The Letterpress
Hamlet

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

Complex, disturbing and powerful, King Lear is a play of haunting, shocking scenes and unmatched language.

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress King Lear book

The Letterpress
King Lear

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

Shakespeare's Blood-Soaked Tragedy of 'Vaulting Ambition' in the ultimate edition.

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress Macbeth book

The Letterpress
Macbeth

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

The sheer visceral strength of this great tragedy has resonated through the centuries, ensuring it remains one of Shakespeare's most popular plays.

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress Othello book

The Letterpress
Othello

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

In this play Shakespeare perfectly captured that mixture of idealism and passion in youth, from Tybalt’s fury to Romeo’s protestations of eternal love.

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress Romeo and Juliet book

The Letterpress
Romeo and Juliet

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

A bleak and sardonic study that strains against the bounds of comedy, and ends in tragedy with Timon’s change from generous, trusting optimist to bitter misanthrope.

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress Timon of Athens book

The Letterpress
Timon of Athens

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

Shakespeare's first foray into the revenge tragedy. Its horrors are notorious, but its powerful poetry of grief is the work of a true tragic poet.

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress Titus Andronicus book

The Letterpress
Titus Andronicus

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

The author Joyce Carol Oates famously called Troilus and Cressida ‘that most vexing and ambiguous of Shakespeare’s plays’.

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress Troilus and Cressida book

The Letterpress
Troilus and Cressida

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

One of Shakespeare's 'problem plays', this tale of Helena's quest to trick Bertram into marrying her contains some of the bard's most brilliant female characters.

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress All's Well That Ends Well book

The Letterpress
All's Well That Ends Well

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

Shakespeare's ground-breaking comedy: unconventional and witty, it is the most playful of romances.

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress As You Like It book

The Letterpress
As You Like It

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

There are high jinks aplenty in this early comedy - two sets of twins separated at birth, misguided servants and family lost and restored - all themes which delighted Shakespeare.

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress Comedy of Errors  book

The Letterpress
Comedy of Errors

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

The King of Navarre wishes to devote himself to the life of the mind, that is until love intervenes in Shakespeare's most sophisticated and intellectual comedy.

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress Love's Labour's Lost book

The Letterpress
Love's Labour's Lost

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

Recalling the verse from St Matthew’s Gospel: ‘With what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.’ this play presents conundrums about justice, liberty and mercy that do not permit a tidy completion.

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress Measure for Measure book

The Letterpress
Measure for Measure

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

Among the most intriguing of Shakespeare’s comedies, The Merchant of Venice contains some of Shakespeare’s most finely crafted, multi-faceted characters.

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress The Merchant of Venice book

The Letterpress
The Merchant of Venice

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

Written at the request of Queen Elizabeth, who wanted to see Falstaff again, this is the only Shakespeare comedy set entirely in England.

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress Merry Wives of Windsor  book

The Letterpress
Merry Wives of Windsor

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

One of the most frequently performed of all Shakespeare's comedies, an enchanting meditation on the nature of love, gender politics and the supernatural

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress A Midsummer Night's Dream book

The Letterpress
A Midsummer Night's Dream

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

One of Shakespeare's most joyful comedies. The sparkling repartee between Beatrice and Benedick makes their relationship one of the best-loved in literature.

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress Much Ado About Nothing book

The Letterpress
Much Ado About Nothing

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

One of Shakespeare's most confounding plays. Co-written with George Wilkins its tragic story is lightened with a dynamic cast of characters and risque dialogue.

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress Pericles book

The Letterpress
Pericles

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

This comedy of relations between the sexes remains a highly entertaining exploration of the struggle for supremacy within every couple.

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress The Taming of the Shrew book

The Letterpress
The Taming of the Shrew

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

The most powerful sorcery is Shakespeare's language. Complex, personal and unsurpassably lyrical: rediscover one of Shakespeare's most finely nuanced plays.

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress Tempest book

The Letterpress
Tempest

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

Revel in a comic masterpiece, celebrated in this beautiful timeless edition that does justice to the power and richness of Shakespeare's art.

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress Twelfth Night book

The Letterpress
Twelfth Night

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

A hilarious story of romance and rivalry thought to be Shakespeare's first play - penned before he came to London.

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress Two Gentlemen of Verona book

The Letterpress
Two Gentlemen of Verona

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

Adapted from Chaucer, this is believed to be Shakespeare's last play - a playful yet poignant meditation on love, death and the bonds of friendship

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress The Two Noble Kinsmen book

The Letterpress
The Two Noble Kinsmen

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

Leontes suspects his pregnant queen of an adulterous affair with his best friend in one of Shakespeare's most thought-provoking comedies.

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress The Winter's Tale book

The Letterpress
The Winter's Tale

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

A tale of political intrigue and rebellion in the court of Henry Bolingbroke which introduces us for the first time to Shakespeare's beloved stalwart character Falstaff

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress Henry IV Part 1 book

The Letterpress
Henry IV Part 1

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

The second part of Shakespeare's retelling of Henry Bolingbroke's troubled reign in which his son, the future Henry V, comes to terms with his royal destiny

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress Henry IV Part 2 book

The Letterpress
Henry IV Part 2

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

In Shakespeare's most patriotic play, young prince Hal is now a king taking his army into a seemingly unwinnable war, culminating in the legendary battle of Agincourt

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress Henry V  book

The Letterpress
Henry V

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

The first part of Shakespeare's great historic trilogy begins with Joan of Arc attacking the English-held city of Orléans

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress Henry VI Part 1 book

The Letterpress
Henry VI Part 1

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

The concluding part of Shakespeare's great historic trilogy. Henry's kingdom is now engulfed in the Wars of the Roses as the nobility battle, murder and betray each other for the throne.

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress Henry VI Part 3 book

The Letterpress
Henry VI Part 3

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

The second part of Shakespeare's great historic trilogy. Back from France, the weak King Henry is subsumed in court intrigue by a cast of ruthless, ambitious rivals.

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress Henry VI Part 2 book

The Letterpress
Henry VI Part 2

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

King Henry VIII is a thrilling performance piece and a fascinating tightrope-walk between diplomacy and drama.

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress King Henry VIII book

The Letterpress
King Henry VIII

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

A bleak and ruthless play in which a series of wars in which nobles defect from one side to another seem to achieve little.

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress King John book

The Letterpress
King John

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

Richard II is arguably the greatest of Shakespeare’s histories, containing some of Shakespeare’s most magnificent poetry, from Gaunt’s paean to England to Richard’s despairing lament.

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress Richard II book

The Letterpress
Richard II

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

A scheming despot usurps his brother's throne, murders his nephews and tyrannises England in Shakespeare's most contested play

Click here to find out more

The Letterpress Richard III  book

The Letterpress
Richard III

US$ 545.00 US$ 365.00

You save US$ 180.00 (33%)

T. S. Eliot considered 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.

Click here to find out more

Aeneid book

Aeneid

Limited to 1,750 copies

US$ 345.00

By special permission of the City of Bayeux and the Bayeux Museum, the first continuously printed reproduction of the Bayeux Tapestry.

Click here to find out more

The Bayeux Tapestry book

The Bayeux Tapestry

Limited to 480 copies

US$ 2,560.00

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.

Click here to find out more

The Bible - King James Version book

The Bible - King James Version

Limited to 940 copies

US$ 895.00 US$ 715.00

You save US$ 180.00 (20%)

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.

Click here to find out more

The Canterbury Tales book

The Canterbury Tales

Limited to 1,980 copies

US$ 695.00 US$ 555.00

You save US$ 140.00 (20%)

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.

Click here to find out more

Troilus and Criseyde book

Troilus and Criseyde

Limited to 1,250 copies

US$ 695.00 US$ 415.00

You save US$ 280.00 (40%)

This first ever full-sized facsimile is based on one of the extremely rare signed first printings and matches the original binding and production, including deckled edges and tipped-in photographs.

Click here to find out more

The Door in the Wall book

The Door in the Wall

Limited to 980 copies

US$ 360.00 US$ 289.00

You save US$ 71.00 (20%)

Restored from his original manuscript, the first complete edition of one of the finest novels by Anthony Trollope. Published in association with The Trollope Society.

Click here to find out more

The Duke's Children book

The Duke's Children

Limited to 1,980 copies

US$ 330.00 US$ 260.00

You save US$ 70.00 (21%)

The hand-bound edition of The Duke’s Children. Presented in a solander box, this special copy of Trollope's restored text is blocked in 22-carat gold, with all three page edges hand-marbled by Jemma Lewis.

Click here to find out more

The Duke's Children (Special Hand-Bound Edition) book

The Duke's Children (Special Hand-Bound Edition)

480 hand-bound from
the limitation of 1,980 copies.

US$ 670.00 US$ 535.00

You save US$ 135.00 (20%)

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

Click here to find out more

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

A new limited edition to commemorate the poet's death in April 1917. Published in series with Rupert Brooke: Selected Poems and designed to emulate the fine press editions of the early 20th century.

Click here to find out more

Edward Thomas: Selected Poems book

Edward Thomas: Selected Poems

Limited to 1,250 numbered copies each signed by David Gentleman

US$ 330.00

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.

Click here to find out more

The Faerie Queene book

The Faerie Queene

Limited to 1,000 copies

US$ 995.00 US$ 655.00

You save US$ 340.00 (34%)

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.

Click here to find out more

The Getty Apocalypse book

The Getty Apocalypse

Limited to 1,000 copies

US$ 795.00 US$ 635.00

You save US$ 160.00 (20%)

The first edition to reproduce Goya’s own prints of these momentous etchings

Click here to find out more

Goya: Disasters of War book

Goya: Disasters of War

Limited to 980 copies

US$ 795.00 US$ 635.00

You save US$ 160.00 (20%)

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.

Click here to find out more

Gulliver's Travels book

Gulliver's Travels

Limited to 1,000 copies

US$ 850.00 US$ 675.00

You save US$ 175.00 (21%)

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.

Click here to find out more

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 US$ 155.00

You save US$ 40.00 (21%)

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.

Click here to find out more

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.

Click here to find out more

The Royal Choirbook book

The Royal Choirbook

Limited to 500 copies

US$ 795.00 US$ 635.00

You save US$ 160.00 (20%)

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.

Click here to find out more

The Hereford World Map: Mappa Mundi book

The Hereford World Map: Mappa Mundi

Limited to 1,000 copies

US$ 1,400.00

A masterpiece of botanical art and the most comprehensive study of the apples and pears grown in Britain ever published.

Click here to find out more

The Herefordshire Pomona book

The Herefordshire Pomona

Limited to 980 copies

US$ 750.00 US$ 485.00

You save US$ 265.00 (35%)

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.

Click here to find out more

Japan book

Japan

Limited to 1000 copies

US$ 1,145.00 US$ 800.00

You save US$ 345.00 (30%)

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.

Click here to find out more

Just So Stories book

Just So Stories

Limited to 1,000 copies

US$ 795.00 US$ 635.00

You save US$ 160.00 (20%)

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.

Click here to find out more

Liber Bestiarum book

Liber Bestiarum

Limited to 1,980 copies

US$ 895.00 US$ 715.00

You save US$ 180.00 (20%)

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

Click here to find out more

Metamorphoses book

Metamorphoses

Limited to 2,750 copies

US$ 525.00 US$ 420.00

You save US$ 105.00 (20%)

This is the first facsimile of this exquisite manuscript and provides a fascinating record of William Morris’s creative method.

Click here to find out more

The Odes of Horace book

The Odes of Horace

Limited to 980 copies

US$ 695.00 US$ 555.00

You save US$ 140.00 (20%)

Folio presents an exquisite facsimile of the Pearl Manuscript: the sole source for the poems 'Pearl', 'Cleanness', 'Patience' and 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight' and one of the most important texts in medieval English literature.

Click here to find out more

The Pearl Manuscript book

The Pearl Manuscript

Limited to 980 copies

US$ 595.00 US$ 475.00

You save US$ 120.00 (20%)

The first facsimile of one of the great books of botanic art from the edition held in the library of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Click here to find out more

Plants of the Americas book

Plants of the Americas

Limited to 750 copies

US$ 995.00 US$ 495.00

You save US$ 500.00 (50%)

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.

Click here to find out more

Poems of Thomas Gray book

Poems of Thomas Gray

Limited to 1,000 copies

US$ 895.00 US$ 715.00

You save US$ 180.00 (20%)

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.

Click here to find out more

The Queen Mary Atlas book

The Queen Mary Atlas

Limited to 1,000 copies

US$ 1,495.00 US$ 1,160.00

You save US$ 335.00 (22%)

A limited edition to commemorate the poet's death in April 1915. Published in series with Edward Thomas: Selected Poems and designed to emulate the fine press editions of the early 20th century.

Click here to find out more

Rupert Brooke - Selected Poems book

Rupert Brooke - Selected Poems

Limited to 1,750 numbered copies

US$ 330.00 US$ 210.00

You save US$ 120.00 (36%)

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.

Click here to find out more

Sharpe's Birds of Paradise book

Sharpe's Birds of Paradise

Limited to 1,000 copies

US$ 895.00 US$ 715.00

You save US$ 180.00 (20%)

Salvador Dalí’s striking series of 50 watercolours inspired by the 1001 Nights with the tales, introduced by Robert Irwin, printed in a separate volume.

Click here to find out more

Tales from the 1001 Nights book

Tales from the 1001 Nights

Limited to 750 copies.

US$ 1,495.00 US$ 1,055.00

You save US$ 440.00 (29%)

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.

Click here to find out more

Travels In Arabia Deserta book

Travels In Arabia Deserta

Limited to 780 copies

US$ 790.00

A medieval masterpiece, presented in facsimile with a new commentary.

Click here to find out more

The Winchester Psalter book

The Winchester Psalter

Limited to 980 copies

US$ 585.00 US$ 465.00

You save US$ 120.00 (21%)

Contact us
  • +1 866-255-8280
  • Email us
  • Clove Building, 4 Maguire Street, London SE1 2NQ
  •  
  • Press releases
Facebook logo Twitter logo Pinterest logo Instagram logo Youtube logo

© The Folio Society 2017

 
54.80.70.8