A precious part of literary history, and a treasure for anyone, young or old, who loves Alice. Now available to members in an exquisite facsimile edition, strictly limited to 3,750.
A landmark of English poetry, The Canterbury Tales has appeared in many illustrated editions over the centuries. The Golden Cockerel Press edition of 1929-1931, illustrated by Eric Gill, is among the most remarkable.
A masterly facsimile of the acclaimed Golden Cockerel Press edition of Chaucer’s masterpiece, this beautiful work unites the talents of typographer Robert Gibbings and artist-engraver Eric Gill.
Edward Lear was an ornithological artist with few equals. This magnificent ‘imperial folio’ edition is a facsimile of David Attenborough’s unique collection of Lear’s work for the naturalist John Gould. Limited to 780 numbered copies, each signed by David Attenborough. Order now for delivery May 2013.
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.
In the mid-13th century, as influential preachers predicted the end of the world, and catastrophic events appeared to confirm their dire warnings, there was a surge in demand for illuminated manuscripts of Revelation, the culminating book of the New Testament. Among the surviving examples, one of the very finest is the Getty Apocalypse, here presented in facsimile for the first time.
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.
The Folio Society is proud to announce the publication of the first medieval manuscript to be printed on vellum. Seven surviving leaves from a 13th- century Psalter created by William de Brailes have now been restored to their original glory in this limited facsimile edition.
The 116 watercolours William Blake created for Thomas Gray’s poems are among the greatest achievements of this most idiosyncratic of English Romantic artists. The new Folio Society facsimile captures the breadth and beauty of this enthralling work and is accompanied by a commentary volume containing the most authoritative analysis of the illustrations. Order now for delivery late April, 2013.
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.