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.
I Am Legend, Richard Matheson’s brutal tale of survival and vampires, arrives in a spectacular Folio edition – illustrated by artist Dave McKean and introduced by a modern master of horror, Joe Hill.
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.
This chronicle of love and revolution by the master storyteller is part of the Folio Dickens collection. Reproducing the Nonesuch text, this new edition is introduced by Peter Ackroyd and includes original illustrations by Phiz.
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.
At once epic and intimate, this deeply compassionate portrait of a family and the empire they serve places its author alongside Tolstoy and Chekhov.
An enchanting selection of prose and poetry inspired by summer, with commissioned illustrations and binding.
The momentous events of the last century as recorded in the personal writings of those who lived through them. Published by Michael O’Mara.
Simple yet special recipes by an acclaimed chef, designed to take your cooking to the next level.
Bring the delicious flavours of the Nordic bakery into your own kitchen with this new book from celebrated restaurateur Claus Meyer.
A major new biography of this perennially popular artist by the world’s foremost scholar of his life and work. Published by Thames & Hudson.
The definitive history of the supernatural in Nazi Germany and how it was used by the Third Reich in the service of power. Published by Yale University Press.
For the first time ever, the in-depth story of the creation of one of the most famous fantasy worlds ever imagined. Published by HarperCollins.
A fabulous array of exquisite recipes from the best-selling author of Persiana. Published by Mitchell Beazley.
The first-ever complete architectural history of the Papal Basilica of Saint Peter in the Vatican, from the 4th century to the present day. Published by Jaca Book.
The history of China – brilliantly told and brought vividly to life through 7,000 years of objects, from fine art to the everyday. Published by Thames & Hudson.
A new comprehensive guide to the main global events, personalities and themes which have shaped the modern world published by Cambridge University Press.
A celebration of the design and the artistry of the illustrated book jacket.
The political and military manoeuvering of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the run-up to the Second World War.
Continuing the History of the Royal Navy series, this new addition reflects on the diverse roles women have played in the Royal Navy services.
Published by Cambridge University Press this comprehensive study of Chinese art from Pre-Quin to the Tang Dynasty is illustrated throughout and available with a 35% saving.
A landmark edition of Bird’s monumental journey down the Yangtze river in 19th-century China, featuring over 100 photographs, each carefully restored by Folio.
Shortlisted in Folio’s Reader’s Choice, this award-winning Himalayan travelogue is published for the first time with original expedition photographs and an exclusive introduction by Matthiessen’s son.
A treasury of Japanese folklore and wisdom, beautifully bound by Folio and fully illustrated by artist Yuko Shimizu.
The collector’s edition of Cyrano de Bergerac’s wildly inventive early sci-fi classics – revisited and enhanced by Folio Society favourite Quentin Blake.
We by Yevgeny Zamyatin is a landmark work of modern dystopian satire. This special Folio edition features a unique lenticular slipcase and an introduction by acclaimed novelist Ursula K. Le Guin.
Van Gogh’s famous letters transform our understanding of one of the most haunting figures in western culture.
James George Frazer's monumental classic, The Golden Bough – a subversive study of religion and folklore that scandalised its first readers – in a lavishly illustrated Folio edition.
A new Folio edition of Tobias Smollett’s final masterpiece, The Expedition of Humphry Clinker, a hilarious road-trip through Georgian Britain, dynamically illustrated by Derrick Harris and with an introduction by John Sutherland.
A superbly illustrated Folio edition of Patricia Highsmith’s Strangers on a Train – the benchmark of the thriller genre since publication in 1950.