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  1. New
    The Divine Comedy

    The Divine Comedy

    Dante Alighieri

    Illustrated by Neil Packer

    £100.00

    An exceptional Folio edition celebrating more than 700 years of Dante’s monumental work, The Divine Comedy is illustrated by Neil Packer and includes an exclusive essay by Jhumpa Lahiri.

  2. Limited Edition
    Beowulf (Limited Edition)

    Beowulf (Limited Edition)

    Illustrated by Clive Hicks-Jenkins

    £625.00

    Seamus Heaney’s deeply felt interpretation, widely acknowledged as the greatest Beowulf translation of modern times, is presented in parallel with the Old English verse in this fabulous Folio edition. Featuring extraordinary illustrations by Clive Hicks-Jenkins and an exclusive introduction by Janina Ramirez, each of the 750 numbered copies has been signed by both contributors.

  3. Love Poems (signed edition)

    Love Poems (signed edition)

    Illustrated by Mikki Lee

    £150.00

    Romantic, passionate, unrequited, lost and embittered: infinite expressions of love are collected in Love Poems; a unique Folio Society edition selected by the ‘world poet laureate’ Imtiaz Dharker. This special collector’s edition is signed by Imtiaz Dharker and Mikki Lee.

  4. The Folio Book of War Poetry

    The Folio Book of War Poetry

    Illustrated by Neil Gower

    £49.95

    In an exclusive Folio anthology illustrated by Jonathan Lloyd and Neil Gower, former Poet Laureate Andrew Motion gathers together the greatest war poetry, from antiquity to the Cold War and beyond.

  5. Collected Poems

    Collected Poems

    Philip Larkin

    £42.95

    This exceptional Folio edition of Philip Larkin’s Collected Poems includes a new foreword by Andrew Motion. It is the only edition of Larkin’s poetry to be illustrated with many of the author’s own photographs.

  6. Limited Edition
    Selected Poems

    Selected Poems

    Thomas Hardy

    Illustrated by Stanley Donwood

    £310.00

    Limited to 750 hand-numbered copies

    Over 100 of Thomas Hardy’s greatest poems newly selected and introduced by Robert Macfarlane and with more than 30 specially commissioned illustrations by Stanley Donwood. Each copy is numbered by hand and signed by both anthologist and illustrator.

  7. Selected Poems: William Wordsworth

    Selected Poems: William Wordsworth

    William Wordsworth

    Illustrated by Peter Reddick

    £36.95

    Published to mark the 250th anniversary of Wordsworth’s birth, Selected Poems is a celebration of the poet’s key shorter works selected and introduced by Seamus Heaney, with exquisite wood engravings by Peter Reddick.

  8. Selected Poems

    Selected Poems

    Emily Dickinson

    Illustrated by Jane Lydbury

    £36.95

    A beautifully presented collection that celebrates the radical style of a visionary American poet. This edition follows the 1955 text prepared by Thomas H. Johnson, which presents the poems as Dickinson intended.

  9. A Folio Anthology of Poetry

    A Folio Anthology of Poetry

    Illustrated by Eri Griffin

    £60.00

    Introduced by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, this anthology is a celebration of poetry and the passion it inspires. It gathers together more than 300 of our favourite poems, spanning over 400 years.

  10. The Book of Proverbs

    A beautiful pocket-sized Folio edition of the monumental King James Version of the Book of Proverbs, with exquisitely designed lettering by Jessica Hische and a new introduction by the Bishop of Leeds

  11. Spring

    Spring

    Illustrated by Petra Börner

    £29.95

    A unique collection of poetry and prose, beautifully bound and illustrated with newly commissioned artwork.

  12. The Prophet

    The Prophet

    Kahlil Gibran

    £60.00

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

  13. Limited Edition
    Wilfred Owen: Selected Poems

    Wilfred Owen: Selected Poems

    Wilfred Owen

    Illustrated by Neil Bousfield

    £250.00

    A new limited edition published to commemorate the poet’s death in November 1918 and designed to emulate the fine press editions of the early 20th century. In series with Selected Poems Rupert Brooke and Selected Poems Edward Thomas.

  14. Limited Edition
    Edward Thomas: Selected Poems

    Edward Thomas: Selected Poems

    Edward Thomas

    Illustrated by David Gentleman

    £250.00

    A limited edition published to commemorate the poet’s death in April 1917 and designed to emulate the fine press editions of the early 20th century. In series with Selected Poems Rupert Brooke and Selected Poems Wilfred Owen.

  15. Limited Edition
    Rupert Brooke: Selected Poems

    Rupert Brooke: Selected Poems

    Rupert Brooke

    Illustrated by Ed Kluz

    £250.00

    A limited edition published to commemorate the poet’s death in April 1915 and designed to emulate the fine press editions of the early 20th century. In series with Selected Poems Edward Thomas and Selected Poems Wilfred Owen.

  16. The Odyssey

    The Odyssey

    Homer

    Illustrated by Grahame Baker-Smith

    £70.00

    The greatest quest ever written is published as a stunning Folio edition that pairs Robert Fagles’s renowned translation with the illustrations of Grahame Baker-Smith.

From the shortest Haiku to ancient epics, from love sonnets to Greek tragedy - the Folio Society publishes a classic selection of beautiful poetry and drama books. Encompassing some of the most influential and powerful works ever composed each book features rare & original illustrations and makes the perfect gift for any poetry or drama lover.