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  1. Ring of the Nibelung

    Ring of the Nibelung

    Richard Wagner

    Illustrated by John Vernon Lord

    Was £130.00 Now £78.00

    Ring of the Nibelung unlocks the drama of Wagner’s epic cycle of gods, giants and heroes, with the acclaimed translation of the original libretto, authoritative commentaries and enchanting illustrations.

  2. De Profundis

    De Profundis

    Oscar Wilde

    Was £34.95 Now £26.20

    One of the greatest love letters ever written, De Profundis is newly introduced by Patti Smith and illustrated with archive photography in this exceptional Folio edition.

  3. Selected Poems: William Wordsworth

    Selected Poems: William Wordsworth

    William Wordsworth

    Illustrated by Peter Reddick

    Was £29.95 Now £23.95

    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.

  4. Working


    Studs Terkel

    Was £59.95 Now £44.95

    The fascinating working lives of ordinary people are revealed in Studs Terkel’s masterful chronicle of American life, published as an illustrated edition for the first time by Folio.

  5. Shah of Shahs

    Shah of Shahs

    Ryszard Kapuściński

    Was £42.95 Now £27.90

    Illustrated with archive photography, Ryszard Kapuściński’s masterpiece of reportage, Shah of Shahs, is a welcome addition to the Folio collection.

  6. Essays


    Michel de Montaigne

    Was £130.00 Now £65.00

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

  7. The Mask of Command

    The Mask of Command

    John Keegan

    Was £49.95 Now £34.95

    The Folio Society edition of The Mark of Command superbly presents celebrated military historian John Keegan’s appraisal of four famous generals: Alexander the Great, Wellington, Ulysses S. Grant and Hitler.

  8. Joan of Arc

    Joan of Arc

    Helen Castor

    Was £49.95 Now £37.45

    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.

  9. The Clicking of Cuthbert

    The Clicking of Cuthbert

    P. G. Wodehouse

    Illustrated by Paul Cox

    Was £39.95 Now £21.95

    P. G. Wodehouse, celebrated master of wordplay and comic timing, captures all the drama of the fairway in this charming collection of golfing short stories.

  10. The Aztecs

    The Aztecs

    Richard F. Townsend

    Was £130.00 Now £104.00

    The history of one of the world’s most fascinating civilisations, a people both dynamic and feared, is newly presented in a stunning two-volume Folio edition.

  11. The Prophet

    The Prophet

    Kahlil Gibran

    Was £49.95 Now £34.95

    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.

  12. The Selfish Gene

    The Selfish Gene

    Richard Dawkins

    Was £49.95 Now £32.45

    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.

  13. The Best of Dorothy Parker

    The Best of Dorothy Parker

    Illustrated by Helen Smithson

    Was £42.95 Now £27.90

    Enjoy The Best of Dorothy Parker in The Folio Society’s new edition of poetry and short stories from the greatest wit of her age, with the era-defining graphic illustrations of Helen Smithson.

  14. Mayflower


    Nathaniel Philbrick

    Was £49.95 Now £37.45

    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.

  15. The Hornblower Set 2: Captain Hornblower

    The Hornblower Set 2: Captain Hornblower

    C. S. Forester

    Illustrated by Joe McLaren

    Was £145.00 Now £87.00

    Hornblower is one of the greatest naval adventurers in literature and he is back with heroic battles, stoic command and illicit liaisons in a stunning new four-book Folio set that includes reproductions of Forester’s original maps.

  16. The Four Gospels

    The Four Gospels

    Eric Gill

    Was £79.95 Now £55.95

    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.

  17. The Alchemist

    The Alchemist

    Paulo Coelho

    Illustrated by Jesús Cisneros

    Was £49.95 Now £34.95

    Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist has touched the lives of millions of people. In this spectacular first Folio Society edition, Jesús Cisneros’s stunning illustrations work in perfect harmony with the narrative.

  18. Bestsellers
    Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

    Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

    Edward FitzGerald

    Illustrated by William Morris

    Was £29.95 Now £23.95

    William Morris’s exquisitely transcribed and illuminated 1872 version of the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám is reproduced in complete facsimile in this new Folio Society edition.

  19. The Italian Renaissance

    The Italian Renaissance

    Peter Burke

    Was £49.95 Now £34.95

    From patronage to postcode – Peter Burke reveals how social history shaped Renaissance art in our exquisite edition illustrated with examples of the period’s great works.

  20. Under Fire

    Under Fire

    Henri Barbusse

    Was £42.95 Now £32.20

    A hauntingly illustrated edition of Under Fire, Henri Barbusse’s uniquely devastating anti-war masterpiece published at the height of the First World War.

  21. Guns, Germs and Steel

    Guns, Germs and Steel

    Jared Diamond

    Was £49.95 Now £34.95

    A lavishly illustrated 20th anniversary edition of Guns, Germs and Steel – Jared Diamond’s Pulitzer Prize-winning exploration of how and why Eurasians developed the weapons, diseases and technologies that enabled them to dominate the rest of the world.

  22. The Folio Book of Food and Drink

    The Folio Book of Food and Drink is an anthology of culinary delights, stimulating appetites with literary extracts including Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Elizabeth David and Nigel Slater. This collection – exclusive to Folio – features a mouthwatering introduction by food writer Jojo Tulloh, and a selection of cartoons and 19th-century illustrations.

  23. Memoirs from Beyond the Tomb

    Memoirs from Beyond the Tomb

    François-René de Chateaubriand

    Was £44.95 Now £17.95

    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.

  24. Manhattan ’45

    Manhattan ’45

    Jan Morris

    Was £34.95 Now £26.20

    Jan Morris’s exuberant and witty love letter to the Manhattan of 1945 effortlessly evokes a time when it was ‘the most hopeful city on earth’.

  25. The Age of Gold

    The Age of Gold

    H. W. Brands

    Was £49.95 Now £29.95

    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.

  26. The Hornblower Set 3: Admiral Hornblower

    The Hornblower Set 3: Admiral Hornblower

    C. S. Forester

    Illustrated by Joe McLaren

    Was £115.00 Now £69.00

    The saga of C. S. Forester’s brilliant nautical hero comes to completion in the third and final set in The Folio Society’s Hornblower Saga. With meticulously researched illustrations by series artist Joe McLaren.

  27. Jeeves and Wooster Stories

    Jeeves and Wooster Stories

    P. G. Wodehouse

    Illustrated by Paul Cox

    Was £79.95 Now £39.95

    Produced in series with the novels of Jeeves and Wooster previously published by The Folio Society, these three volumes of stories form a delicious addition for fans, or a superb introduction for those not yet acquainted with the delights of Wodehouse.