The infamous battle examined from all angles by one of Britain’s most acclaimed historians.
The Folio Book of Science is the first anthology of science writing equally weighted between male and female authors, selected by scientist, author and broadcaster Professor Alice Roberts.
Graham and Hugh Greene expose the clandestine world of espionage in The Spy’s Bedside Book, illustrated with the meticulous and mysterious drawings of Nick Hardcastle.
Facsimiles of the original de luxe editions published in 1919 and 1920 and illustrated throughout in silhouette
Angie Debo’s comprehensive and compassionate account provides an unrivalled history of American Indians from the dawn of their first contact with Europeans to the late 20th century.
The thrilling true story of the largest British-led mass-escape of the Second World 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.
A milestone in the theory of evolution and one of the greatest books of 19th-century historic travel, this lavish two-volume edition brings together a wealth of illustrative material.
Blending investigative journalism with the personal approach of a writer both fascinated and appalled by her subject, this is an award-winning portrait of life under ‘one of the most savage surveillance regimes ever known’. With previously unpublished photographs by the author.
Witty, tantalising and illuminating, John Aubrey’s great classic of biography allows a glimpse into a fascinating era, while humanising great figures of history such as Shakespeare, Francis Bacon and Thomas Hobbes.
Spectacular colour images illustrate this highly acclaimed exploration of space and time.
A vivid portrait of a post-Mao China, from one of the great travel writers.
A wonderful collection of recipes gathered from all corners of Britain and Europe, emphasising time-honoured techniques and seasonal ingredients as the basis of delicious, authentic cuisine.
No book has revolutionised our view of life on earth more than Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species. Yet its enduring popularity is a testament to the immense energy and startling simplicity with which Darwin makes his revelations.
Patrick Leigh Fermor’s celebrated travel memoirs of Greece, presented in a two-volume set, illustrated by Katyuli Lloyd and with photographs from the first editions by Joan Eyres Monsell.
The essential guide to one of the most fundamental discoveries of modern science.
William Gaunt's captivating art history classic features beautiful images of the movement's most significant works.
Novelist and linguist Anthony Burgess's study paints a fascinating portrait of a man who is both one of history's most famous figures, and one of its biggest mysteries.
A story of tremendous courage and endurance, related first-hand by one of its survivors.
The definitive account of a tragic conflict, with more than 100 carefully selected images.
Carter’s own thrilling testimony, with spectacular colour images by Sandro Vannini and the original photographs by Harry Burton.
With only two genuine dates, this irreverent romp is history as every schoolboy would wish it – hilarious and memorable.
An unforgettable account of the ‘Forgotten War’ in Burma, written by the British general who transformed catastrophic defeat into resounding victory.
A new fully illustrated Folio Society edition of Helen Castor’s She-Wolves: The Women Who Ruled England Before Elizabeth which depicts the lives of four remarkable medieval women: Empress Matilda, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen Isabella, Margaret of Anjou.
This essential introduction to philosophy is engaging, entertaining and filled with Russell’s passion for the subject.
Compiled exclusively for The Folio Society, this is a unique portrait of one of the 20th century’s most essential novelists and thinkers.
Published by Folio to mark the Telegram's centenary, Barbara Tuchman’s gripping account reveals the events that finally brought the United States into the First World War.
The political and military manoeuvering of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the run-up to the Second World War.
The gripping first-hand account of the turbulent history of Imperial Rome told through the lives of the Caesars, from Julius Caesar to Domitian, vividly translated and illustrated with wood-engraving portraits.
The bloodthirsty biographies of the world’s most infamous pirates are reproduced in this new edition of the pre-eminent piracy book, including original woodcut illustrations and the lives of Blackbeard, Kidd and many more.
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