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The Folio Society’s Children’s Collection
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The Wind in the Willows

Kenneth Grahame
The ­glorious adventures of Toad, Mole, Ratty and Badger have enchanted children and their parents for over a century. A glorious...more
Price: US$ 64.95
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The Selfish Giant and Other Stories

Oscar Wilde
A complete collection of Wilde’s enchanting fairy tales, introduced by Jeanette Winterson with illustrations by Grahame...more
Price: US$ 44.95

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

L. Frank Baum
In 1900, a former travelling salesman published a book about a girl from Kansas and her adventures in a strange land. It soon...more
Price: US$ 62.95
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The Hobbit

J. R. R. Tolkien
A beautiful edition of Tolkien's classic children's story. Leaving his comfortable hobbit hole Bilbo Baggins goes on a reluctant...more
Price: US$ 49.95

The Folio Society’s Classic & Contemporary Fiction Collection
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Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen
Both a sparkling comedy of manners and gripping romance, Pride and Prejudice remains one of the best-loved books in the world....more
Price: US$ 62.95
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The Great Gatsby

F. Scott Fitzgerald
Arguably the greatest American novel of the 20th century, Fitzgerald’s simple story of lost love has captivated readers,...more
Price: US$ 44.95

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Breakfast at Tiffany's

Truman Capote
Capote’s enchanting New York novella, introduced by Jay McInerney. With illustrations by Karen Klassen. ...more
Price: US$ 42.95
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Epitaph for a Spy

Eric Ambler
In this masterly 1938 thriller, a hapless teacher is plunged into a perilous yet believable mission. ...more
Price: US$ 54.95

The Folio Society’s History Collection
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The Phoenicians

Glenn E. Markoe
The Phoenicians is an illuminating insight into a lost civilisation. They are one of the great enigmas of the ancient world,...more
Price: US$ 69.95
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Pompeii - The Life Of A Roman Town

Mary Beard
In this award-winning history, Mary Beard guides us through the daily life of Pompeii – an existence that is far more complex...more
Price: US$ 69.95

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Big Chief Elizabeth

Giles Milton
Greed, romance and desperation abound in Giles Milton’s exploration of the colonial enterprise that paved the way to the United...more
Price: US$ 59.95
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Five Days in London, May 1940

John Lukacs
A ‘political turncoat, a dangerous adventurer’; a ‘delightful rogue who lacked political judgement’ – in May, 1940 Winston...more
Price: US$ 54.95

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