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  1. A Bright Shining Lie

    A Bright Shining Lie is Neil Sheehan’s Pulitzer Prize-winning history of the Vietnam War told through lieutenant colonel John Paul Vann, with a new introduction by George Packer for the Folio Society.

  2. Culloden

    Culloden

    Murray Pittock

    $94.95

    Fully illustrated and part of the Folio Society’s Great Battles series, Murray Pittock’s Culloden boldly reassesses the last battle fought on British soil – a clash that ended the Jacobite uprising.

  3. Thermopylae

    Thermopylae

    Chris Carey

    $94.95

    Thermopylae by Chris Carey is a worthy addition to The Folio Society’s Great Battles series – a masterful account of the Greeks’ celebrated stand against the Persians and its cultural legacy.

  4. Creators, Conquerors & Citizens

    Spanning 700 years, Creators, Conquerors & Citizens is classical scholar Robin Waterfield’s complete, commanding history of Ancient Greece, augmented with vibrant colour illustrations in this large-format Folio Society edition.

  5. Iron Kingdom

    Iron Kingdom

    Christopher Clark

    $290.00

    An illustrated Folio Society edition of Christopher Clark’s magisterial history of Prussia from 1600 to the aftermath of the Second World War – winner of awards including the Wolfson History Prize.

  6. Waterloo

    Waterloo

    Alan Forrest

    $94.95

    Waterloo by Alan Forrest launches a major Folio series on history’s greatest battles, providing a vivid account of Napoleon’s defeat by Wellington and its legacy throughout the world.

  7. Eagle Against the Sun

    Eagle Against the Sun

    Ronald H. Spector

    $170.00

    Featuring a new foreword and maps, Eagle Against the Sun is Ronald H. Spector’s definitive history of World War Two in the Pacific, from Pearl Harbor to Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

  8. 1776

    1776

    David McCullough

    $99.95

    A landmark narrative of American history, David McCullough’s 1776  is published as a stunning Folio edition with newly researched paintings, sketches and maps from the era, and a striking pictorial slipcase.

  9. The Mask of Command

    The Folio Society edition of The Mark of Command superbly presents celebrated military historian John Keegan’s appraisal of four famous generals: Alexander the Great, Wellington, Ulysses S. Grant and Hitler.

  10. The Longest Day

    The Longest Day

    Cornelius Ryan

    $99.95

    The Folio Society edition of The Longest Day commemorates the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Cornelius Ryan’s riveting text is complemented by 42 integrated photographs, and a binding image by Robert Capa.

  11. Mayflower

    Mayflower

    Nathaniel Philbrick

    $99.95

    This lavishly illustrated edition of Mayflower meets you on board a storm-lashed ship filled with resolute Pilgrims and leaves you a generation later in the blood-soaked new American nation.

  12. Persian Fire

    Persian Fire

    Tom Holland

    $99.95

    Hand-drawn maps and a new image selection illustrate the Folio Society edition of Persian Fire – the bloodthirsty clash of civilisations by the master of classical history, Tom Holland.

  13. Bestsellers
    Night

    Night

    Elie Wiesel

    $69.95

    Night is one of the first and one of the greatest Holocaust memoirs. The new Folio Society edition is illustrated with art by survivors and witnesses and is published alongside Elie Wiesel’s Nobel Prize acceptance speech.

  14. Homage to Catalonia

    Homage to Catalonia is George Orwell’s brutally honest account of his experience as a militiaman during the Spanish Civil War. The Folio Society edition is illustrated with 35 black and white photographs sourced from Magnum and Catalan archives.

  15. Bestsellers
    Bomber Command

    Bomber Command

    Max Hastings

    $120.00

    Max Hastings’ history of Bomber Command, now in a new Folio edition, illuminates this controversial aspect of the Second World War through contemporary photographs and first-hand interviews.

  16. Guns, Germs and Steel

    A lavishly illustrated 20th anniversary edition of Guns, Germs and Steel – Jared Diamond’s Pulitzer Prize-winning exploration of how and why Eurasians developed the weapons, diseases and technologies that enabled them to dominate the rest of the world.

  17. Berlin

    Berlin

    Antony Beevor

    $145.00

    Antony Beevor’s critically acclaimed historical masterpiece is a gripping and frequently harrowing account of the Red Army’s capture of the German capital in World War II’s final stages. Berlin: The Downfall 1945 was the Non-Fiction winner of the Folio Readers’ Choice 2017.

  18. Tommy

    Tommy

    Richard Holmes

    $185.00

    The First World War is brought to life with first-hand accounts and comprehensive research in this compelling two-volume set.

  19. The Art of War

    Written more than 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.

  20. Empire

    Empire

    Niall Ferguson

    $120.00

    The Folio Society edition of Empire features a new preface specially written by its author, acclaimed historian Niall Ferguson.

Discover the military campaigns of Napoleon, the secrets of espionage at Bletchley Park and the personal stories from the Western Front with the Folio Society’s wide and fascinating collection of military history books. This collection includes a comprehensive selection on the history of the First and Second World Wars.  Each book includes carefully researched photographs and striking original hardback covers to create a rare collectable edition.