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  1. Collected Poems

    Collected Poems

    Philip Larkin

    £34.95

    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.

  2. The Odyssey

    The Odyssey

    Homer

    Illustrated by Grahame Baker-Smith

    £49.95

    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.

  3. 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.

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    Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

    Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

    Edward FitzGerald

    Illustrated by William Morris

    £29.95

    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.

  5. Spring

    Spring

    Illustrated by Petra Börner

    £24.95

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

  6. Rumi

    Rumi

    Rumi

    Illustrated by Marian Bantjes

    £44.95

    Coleman Barks’s sparkling translations of the writings of 13th-century poet and mystic Rumi, perfectly complemented by Marian Bantjes’s spectacular binding and intricate Islamic-inspired patterning.

  7. Shakespeare's Sonnets

    Shakespeare's Sonnets

    William Shakespeare

    £29.95

    Published here as they first appeared with the narrative poem ’A Lover’s Complaint’, Shakespeare’s sonnets show his transcendent mastery of language, and more, they reveal intimate glimpses of the poet’s mind.

  8. A Folio Anthology of Poetry

    A Folio Anthology of Poetry

    Illustrated by Eri Griffin

    £44.95

    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.

  9. Winter

    Winter

    Illustrated by Petra Börner

    £24.95

    This special collection celebrates the winter season with over 50 poems, memoirs and novel extracts. This edition is completed by Petra Börner’s charming illustrations and Susan Cooper’s thoughtful introduction.

  10. Selected Poems

    Selected Poems

    Emily Dickinson

    Illustrated by Jane Lydbury

    £24.95

    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.

The perfect gift for any lover of poetry this Christmas - don't miss beautiful hardback, illustrated poetry books from The Folio Society. From the shortest Haiku to ancient epics, from love sonnets to psalms.