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A classic tale of heroism, piracy and adventure that has never been equalled – with an introduction by Michael Morpurgo.
Exquisite illustrations accompany this captivating meditation on love, beauty and spiritual awakening.
This sparkling study of the ancient world pays tribute to Herodotus, whose Histories made him a forefather of the modern historian.
This is the first volume of the Barsetshire Chronicles, and arguably Trollope’s most celebrated work.
Filled with extraordinary observations, and occasionally hair-raising anecdotes, this is the most endearing of all Darwin’s books.
One of the most popular children’s books of all time and treasured by readers of all ages, including the writer Margaret Atwood, who introduces this edition.
The last of Austen’s novels to be published, this is a tongue-in-cheek tale of the hazards of female friendship and undesirable suitors.
The first illustrated edition of the breakthrough work that redefined the spy story.
First published in 1955, The Talented Mr Ripley introduced one of the 20th century’s most memorable and chilling fictional creations. Now The Folio Society presents 3 classic Ripley novels together in a superbly illustrated set.
The much-loved comedy classic, richly illustrated with exuberant drawings by Paul Cox.
At once epic and intimate, this deeply compassionate portrait of a family and the empire they serve places its author alongside Tolstoy and Chekhov.
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.
The remarkable verse of Kahlil Gibran has touched the lives of tens of millions of people. This hugely influential work is now presented for the first time in a stunning Folio gift edition bound in leather.
Tim Winton’s celebrated novel is a jubilant and poignant portrait of two native-born, working-class Australian families.
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.
Unique to Folio, this collection explores the genesis of Heart of Darkness, and features an introduction by Conrad expert J. H. Stape and contemporary photographs.
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.
In the Eastern Cape of post-apartheid South Africa, the bitterness of history is ever-present, as explored in Coetzee’s Booker winning masterpiece.
Salvador Dalí’s striking series of 50 watercolours inspired by the 1001 Nights with the tales, introduced by Robert Irwin, printed in a separate volume.
The Folio Society limited edition of the Poetic Edda presents the Old Norse poems in a manner which is at once elegant, accessible and discreetly scholarly.
Exploring the greatest religious schism in Western history, Diarmaid MacCulloch reveals why the people of Europe were willing to die and kill for their beliefs.
Elizabeth David’s influence on our culinary tastes and attitudes was nothing short of revolutionary, bringing the warmth, aromas and tastes of the Mediterranean into Britain’s bleak post-war kitchen.
Kafka’s first novel follows the adventures of Karl Rossman, sent away from home after getting a maid pregnant. Part social satire, part coming-of-age novel, it is lighter in tone than the rest of his fiction, and owes a debt to a writer he hugely admired: Charles Dickens.
A wonderful collection of recipes gathered from all corners of Britain and Europe, emphasising time-honoured techniques and seasonal ingredients as the basis of delicious, authentic cuisine.
In the mid-13th century, as influential preachers predicted the end of the world, there was a surge in demand for illuminated manuscripts of Revelation. Among the surviving examples, one of the very finest is the Getty Apocalypse, here presented in facsimile for the first time.
The seedy decadence of inter-war Berlin is brought to life in a series of six short stories, illustrated with a selection of images by contemporary German artist George Grosz.
Gulliver’s Travels is a complex work of adventure, satire, comedy and profound philosophical exploration. For this edition we approached the artist and writer Peter Suart, whose response is at once wickedly comic and engagingly cerebral.
Introducing the beloved comic character of Falstaff, this play tells of political intrigue and rebellion in the court of Henry Bolingbroke. Published by Oxford University Press.
This is the second part of Shakespeare's retelling of Henry Bolingbroke's troubled reign, in which his son, the future Henry V, comes to terms with his royal destiny. Published by Oxford University Press.
A superb facsimile of the Royal Choirbook – a beautiful large-format collection of Latin motets composed for Henry VIII and presented to him in 1518.