Written over 2,500 years ago, The Art of War remains the most famous military treatise of all time. Sun-tzu’s collection of precepts on strategic warfare has yet to be surpassed.
Study the works of some of history’s greatest thinkers and philosophers with the Folio Society’s collection of philosophy books. Each classic text includes beautiful illustrations or carefully researched photographs, as well as specially designed hardback covers. See below for the full list of Folio Philosophy books.
A jewel-like pocket edition of the monumental King James Version of the Book of Psalms, with exquisitely designed lettering by Jessica Hische and a new introduction by Valentine Cunningham.
James George Frazer's monumental classic, The Golden Bough – a subversive study of religion and folklore that scandalised its first readers – in a lavishly illustrated Folio edition.
How do we know that what we think is true is actually true? Can we prove the existence of God? Descartes’ questions endure. The Folio edition of Meditations is wittily illustrated by Shout, with an introduction by psychologist Nicholas Humphrey.
One of the most explosive books ever published, filled with radical ideas and vivid imagery, it takes the form of a prose poem, recounting the story of a prophet, who descends from the mountains to preach to mankind.