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  1. Mayflower

    Mayflower

    Nathaniel Philbrick

    CA$94.95

    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.

  2. S.P.Q.R.

    S.P.Q.R.

    Professor Mary Beard

    CA$145.00

    The definitive account of ancient Rome by acclaimed historian Mary Beard vividly depicts ordinary Roman lives and contains more than 45 full-colour images specially selected for the Folio edition of S.P.Q.R.

  3. The Four Gospels

    The Four Gospels

    Eric Gill

    CA$155.00

    One of the most beautiful and beloved books of the Private Press movement, and a showcase for Eric Gill’s engravings and typeface, The Four Gospels is reproduced as an exquisite new Folio Society edition.

  4. Night

    Night

    Elie Wiesel

    CA$59.95

    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.

  5. Bomber Command

    Bomber Command

    Max Hastings

    CA$99.95

    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.

  6. The Anglo-Saxons

    The Anglo-Saxons

    James Campbell

    CA$240.00

    Still one of the most influential books in its field, Campbell’s account of six hundred years of power struggles, blood-feuds, conquest and gold hoards is now vividly portrayed by Folio with full-colour photographs.

  7. Period Piece

    Period Piece

    Gwen Raverat

    Illustrated by Gwen Raverat

    CA$79.95

    The captivating memoir of an unusual 19th-century childhood from pioneering wood engraver, and Charles Darwin’s granddaughter, Gwen Raverat.

  8. Memoirs from Beyond the Tomb

    Memoirs from Beyond the Tomb

    François-René de Chateaubriand

    CA$79.95

    Chateaubriand requested that his memoirs remain unpublished until after his death lest he be forced to be ‘less frank and truthful’. The result is a hugely entertaining autobiography, providing a vivid picture of France during the most tumultuous period of her history.

  9. Bestsellers
    Pompeii

    Pompeii

    Professor Mary Beard

    CA$94.95

    In this award-winning history, Mary Beard guides us through the daily life of Pompeii, an existence that is far more complex than we might have realised. Lively, exciting and accessible, this book brings us as close as possible to the real Pompeii.

  10. The Age of Gold

    The Age of Gold

    H. W. Brands

    CA$99.95

    Utilising the stories of the men and women caught up in a period of extraordinary change, H. W. Brands has created an epic portrait of the Gold Rush, illustrated in this edition with rare contemporary photography.

  11. Stasiland

    Stasiland

    Anna Funder

    CA$79.95

    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.

  12. Essays

    Essays

    Michel de Montaigne

    CA$235.00

    The Folio Society presents an exquisite gold-and-leather hardback of Essays by Renaissance nobleman and thinker Michel de Montaigne.

  13. The Prophet (Leather)

    The remarkable verse of Kahlil Gibran has touched the lives of tens of millions of people. This hugely influential work is now presented for the first time in a stunning Folio gift edition bound in leather.

  14. If Not, Winter

    Sappho’s complete surviving oeuvre is translated faithfully for the first time, by poet and renowned scholar Anne Carson, in this exquisite new Folio Society letterpress edition.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

From history to philosophy, travel journals to cookery books, The Folio Society publishes only the best in non-fiction. Each non-fiction book features carefully selected photographs and illustrations. Whether your interests lie in the sciences, the arts, or both, you’ll be able to find the perfect book in the best hardcover bindings.