Medieval & Renaissance

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  1. China

    China

    John Keay

    CA$275.00

    Covering 3,000 years, John Keay’s China: A History chronicles one of the world’s great civilisations, from Confucius to Mao, in an exclusively updated Folio Society edition with lavish colour illustrations and a new introduction by the author.

  2. Mythical Beasts

    Mythical Beasts

    Edited by John Cherry

    Illustrated by Neil Packer

    CA$94.95

    A fascinating history of the creatures that populate myths and folklore, John Cherry’s Mythical Beasts is beautifully reimagined as a Folio edition illustrated with archive images and Neil Packer’s striking new motifs and binding design.

  3. A Journal of the Plague Year

    A Journal of the Plague Year

    Daniel Defoe

    Illustrated by Chris Wormell

    CA$79.95

    Daniel Defoe’s A Journal of the Plague Year depicts London in a deadly pandemic. This Folio Society edition, with beautiful woodcuts by Chris Wormell, is introduced by editor-in-chief of The Lancet, Richard Horton.

  4. A History of Christianity

    A History of Christianity

    Diarmaid MacCulloch

    CA$375.00

    A beautiful three-volume Folio edition of Diarmaid MacCulloch’s epic history of Christianity – a landmark of scholarship presented with superb colour images and an exclusive new introduction from historian Neil MacGregor

  5. Europe

    Europe

    Norman Davies

    CA$295.00

    For the first time, full-colour images illustrate Norman Davies’s magisterial work, Europe: A History, in an elegant three-volume edition from The Folio Society, fully updated by the author.

  6. Joan of Arc

    Joan of Arc

    Helen Castor

    CA$89.95

    Fearless warrior, religious fanatic, fierce patriot: the familiar story of Joan of Arc is remarkably retold in Helen Castor’s best-selling account, now presented in an incredible Folio Society edition.

  7. She-Wolves

    She-Wolves

    Helen Castor

    CA$89.95

    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. 

After the fall of Rome and the Dark Ages came an extraordinary period of invention and conflict that would change Europe forever - the Medieval era and the Renaissance. The Folio Society publishes a wide range of history books covering the Medieval & Renaissance periods, from the machinations of popes and kings to the ordinary people and society. Each rare book includes beautiful, lovingly researched illustrations.