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  1. The Diversity of Life

    The Diversity of Life

    Edward O. Wilson

    CA$99.95

    Pulitzer Prize-winning scientist Edward O. Wilson’s classic account of evolution and biodiversity remains as relevant as when first published in 1992. The Folio edition of The Diversity of Life features wonderful colour wildlife images and a foreword by Bill McKibben.

  2. The Selfish Gene

    The Selfish Gene

    Richard Dawkins

    CA$89.95

    Richard Dawkins’s startling theory propelled The Selfish Gene to international acclaim and it remains the de facto text on social development. This first illustrated edition includes 51 incredible colour photographs.

  3. The Orchid

    The Orchid

    Lauren Gardiner and Phillip Cribb

    CA$59.95

    A fascinating book, encased in a beautiful collector’s box, The Orchid tells the intriguing stories of 40 orchids.

  4. Bestsellers
    The Journals 1768–1779

    The Journals 1768–1779

    Captain James Cook

    CA$240.00

    The Folio Society’s three-volume set of the journals of Captain Cook from 1768–1779, published to mark the first voyage’s 250th anniversary, is accompanied by a chart of the voyages bound in cloth.

  5. South Polar Times

    Published in partnership with the Royal Geographical Society, the British Library and the Scott Polar Research Institute, this Folio edition is the complete facsimile of all 12 original issues of the South Polar Times – Captain Scott’s expedition magazine.

  6. On the Origin of Species

    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.

  7. The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments

    George Johnson’s superb book explores the method behind some of science’s most dazzling discoveries – from the exquisite ingenuity of Galileo’s experiments on acceleration, to Newton’s fearless use of needles to understand vision.

Improve your chances of understanding the mysteries of the universe with The Folio Society’s science and natural history selection. Whether you would like to better comprehend black holes or natural selection, these striking hardback editions – complete with carefully selected illustrations and photographs – will show you the way.