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Historian James Holland introduces a richly illustrated edition.
A comedy masterpiece is given the Folio Collectables treatment, featuring the full set of original illustrations.
Gwyn Jones dispels the myths of an empire built on terror and tyranny, in The Vikings; now in its seventh Folio Society printing.
The gripping first-hand account of the turbulent history of Imperial Rome told through the lives of the Caesars, from Julius Caesar to Domitian, vividly translated and illustrated with wood-engraving portraits.
The much-loved comedy classic, richly illustrated with exuberant drawings by Paul Cox.
The first illustrated edition of Steinbeck's absorbing dispatches for the New York Herald Tribune.
A magnificent, spirited portrait of life as a secret agent in occupied France.
Novelist and linguist Anthony Burgess's study paints a fascinating portrait of a man who is both one of history's most famous figures, and one of its biggest mysteries.
The sequel to The King Must Die sees a triumphant Theseus return to Athens and his throne, only to find his destiny beset by tragedy, desire and the uncertain will of the gods.
The bloodthirsty biographies of the world’s most infamous pirates are reproduced in this new edition of the pre-eminent piracy book, including original woodcut illustrations and the lives of Blackbeard, Kidd and many more.
A beautiful edition of Tolkien's classic children's story. Leaving his comfortable hobbit hole Bilbo Baggins goes on a reluctant adventure to defeat a dragon, and along the way he encounters the vile, but pathetic Gollum, and his ‘Precious’ – a ring to rule them all.
One of the most loved titles in the enormously popular Discworld series receives its first fully illustrated edition.
There are high jinks aplenty in this early comedy – two sets of twins separated at birth, misguided servants and family lost and restored – all themes which delighted Shakespeare.
Restored from his original manuscript, the first complete edition of one of the finest novels by Anthony Trollope. Published in association with The Trollope Society.
Complex, disturbing and powerful, King Lear is a play of haunting, shocking scenes and unmatched language.
One of the most frequently performed of all Shakespeare’s comedies, an enchanting meditation on the nature of love, gender politics and the supernatural
Written at the request of Queen Elizabeth, who wanted to see Falstaff again, this is the only Shakespeare comedy set entirely in England.
A hilarious story of romance and rivalry thought to be Shakespeare’s first play – penned before he came to London.
The most powerful sorcery is Shakespeare’s language. Complex, personal and unsurpassably lyrical: rediscover one of Shakespeare’s most finely nuanced plays.
Entertaining and thought-provoking, this influential tale of a fiery tempered woman and her suitor reflects the struggle for power within every couple. Published by Oxford University Press.
A new comprehensive guide to the main global events, personalities and themes which have shaped the modern world published by Cambridge University Press.
A fabulous array of exquisite recipes from the best-selling author of Persiana. Published by Mitchell Beazley.
A sumptuous new book revealing how Classical mythology has inspired art over time. Published by Phaidon.
A new visual exploration of the Bard’s geographical and cultural environment.
A comprehensive guide to one of the most exciting periods in design history. Published by Mitchell Beazley.
Robert Philip’s The Classical Music Lover’s Companion to Orchestral Music is an essential guide to 400 popular works.
Susan Schulten explores the story of the continent in A History of America in 100 Maps.
A fascinating book, encased in a beautiful collector’s box, The Orchid tells the intriguing stories of 40 orchids.
One of the most authoritative celebrations of mosque architecture and Islamic design, lavishly illustrated throughout.
James Mustich’s 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die is the fifth title in the best-selling ‘Before You Die’ series.