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One of the world's greatest living illustrators matched to the world's sharpest satirist: it's a perfect, creative combination that has produced a superb interpretation of French literature's most enduring classic text. This highly collectible edition of Voltaire's Candide, illustrated by Quentin Blake, and signed by the artist, is limited to 1,000 numbered copies.

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Candide book


US$ 375.00

Seven ladies and three young men retreat from Florence to escape the plague. As their entertainment, they decide each person must tell one story per day – ten days, ten narrators, one hundred stories.

Limited to 1,750 numbered copies

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Decameron book


US$ 265.00

A unique work published to celebrate the Queen’s 60 years on the throne. This hand-bound edition, limited to just 60 copies, echoes the design and production of the Coronation Bible of 1953. Among its fine features are Morocco leather bindings hand-tooled in gold, hand-sewn head- and tailbands, and gold silk doubleurs. The sheets are taken from our limited edition of the King James Bible.

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The Diamond Jubilee Bible book

The Diamond Jubilee Bible

US$ 7,995.00

Never yet surpassed as a record of a man and his age. Own the complete diary in a form that Pepys himself would have envied.

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The Diary of Samuel Pepys book

The Diary of Samuel Pepys

US$ 1,175.00

The Folio Society has created a truly sumptuous reproduction of the famous Four Gospels published by the Golden Cockerel Press in 1931 with the celebrated engravings of Eric Gill.

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The Four Gospels book

The Four Gospels

US$ 595.00

Over 150 pictures painted with exquisite tinted washes forms an entirely unique picture bible and creates a fascinating view of a medieval artist's personal devotion. A few copies remain.

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The Holkham Bible book

The Holkham Bible

US$ 490.00

David Roberts was the first British painter to make an artistic expedition to Egypt and the Holy Land. The result of his travels was a picturesque vision of the Near East that has been hugely influential ever since.

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The Holy Land and Egypt and Nubia book

The Holy Land and Egypt and Nubia

US$ 1,795.00

Samuel Johnson had an appreciation for the beauties of fine language and a knowledge of literature surpassed by none.

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Johnson's Dictionary book

Johnson's Dictionary

US$ 1,125.00

This beautiful Folio Society facsimile is of the definitive 1927 edition of Malory's epic poem, a jewel of the Arts and Crafts movement.

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Le Morte Darthur book

Le Morte Darthur

US$ 795.00

For compelling narrative of love, hate, revenge and redemption, few books in history can match Les Misérables. Now presenting a Folio limited edition of one of history’s greatest works of fiction. Limited to 1,750 copies.

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Les Misérables book

Les Misérables

US$ 325.00

The vitality and humour of these illuminations, depicting the minutiae of medieval life from farming to acrobats, have made this one of the most popular of all manuscripts. A few copies remain.

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The Luttrell Psalter book

The Luttrell Psalter

US$ 2,180.00

One of the foremost botanical and naturalist artists of all time, Maria Sibylla Merian's achievements have been recognised with no fewer than six plants, nine butterflies and two beetles being named after her.

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The Surinam Album book

The Surinam Album

US$ 1,100.00

William Blake's daring and dramatic series of over 500 watercolours to illustrate this popular poem had never previously been reproduced. The effect in this two-volume facsimile is stunning.

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Night Thoughts book

Night Thoughts

US$ 1,975.00

Edward FitzGerald’s Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám is one of the best-loved poems in the English language. With its exotic themes and its blend of melancholy and romance, it has seduced readers and inspired artists. This magnificent 150th anniversary edition, illustrated by Niroot Puttapipat, is quarter-bound in vellum and limited to just 1,000 copies.

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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám book

Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

US$ 795.00

One of the masterpieces of 20th-century literature, The Sound and the Fury has challenged and exhilarated readers in equal measures. Now, printed as the author originally intended, this unique edition is a landmark of publishing.

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The Sound and the Fury book

The Sound and the Fury

US$ 345.00

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