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  1. A History of Christianity

    A History of Christianity

    Diarmaid MacCulloch

    £195.00

    A beautiful three-volume Folio edition of Diarmaid MacCulloch’s epic history of Christianity – a landmark of scholarship presented with superb colour images and an exclusive new introduction from historian Neil MacGregor

  2. Waterloo

    Waterloo

    Alan Forrest

    £39.95

    Waterloo by Alan Forrest launches a major Folio series on history’s greatest battles, providing a vivid account of Napoleon’s defeat by Wellington and its legacy throughout the world.

  3. Europe

    Europe

    Norman Davies

    £150.00

    For the first time, full-colour images illustrate Norman Davies’s magisterial work, Europe: A History, in an elegant three-volume edition from The Folio Society, fully updated by the author.

  4. 1776

    1776

    David McCullough

    £44.95

    A landmark narrative of American history, David McCullough’s 1776  is published as a stunning Folio edition with newly researched paintings, sketches and maps from the era, and a striking pictorial slipcase.

  5. Shah of Shahs

    Shah of Shahs

    Ryszard Kapuściński

    £39.95

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

  6. Joan of Arc

    Joan of Arc

    Helen Castor

    £42.95

    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.

  7. The Aztecs

    The Aztecs

    Richard F. Townsend

    £125.00

    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.

  8. The Longest Day

    The Longest Day

    Cornelius Ryan

    £44.95

    The Folio Society edition of The Longest Day commemorates the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Cornelius Ryan’s riveting text is complemented by 42 integrated photographs, and a binding image by Robert Capa.

  9. Bestsellers
    S.P.Q.R.

    S.P.Q.R.

    Mary Beard

    £69.95

    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.

  10. Bestsellers
    Night

    Night

    Elie Wiesel

    £29.95

    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.

  11. Stasiland

    Stasiland

    Anna Funder

    £39.95

    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.

A beauiful book from The Folio Society is the perfect Christmas present for the history lover in your life. From the histories of the ancients, to modern military campaigns, each book includes original illustrations or carefully researched photographs and a specially designed hardback cover to create a rare collectable edition.