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  1. Shah of Shahs

    Shah of Shahs

    Ryszard Kapuściński

    £49.95

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

  2. The Diversity of Life

    The Diversity of Life

    Edward O. Wilson

    £60.00

    Pulitzer Prize-winning scientist Edward O. Wilson’s classic account of evolution and biodiversity remains as relevant as when first published in 1992. The Folio edition of The Diversity of Life features wonderful colour wildlife images and a foreword by Bill McKibben.

  3. The Mask of Command

    The Folio Society edition of The Mark of Command superbly presents celebrated military historian John Keegan’s appraisal of four famous generals: Alexander the Great, Wellington, Ulysses S. Grant and Hitler.

  4. Sophie’s World

    Sophie’s World

    Jostein Gaarder

    Illustrated by Sandra Rilova

    £60.00

    Mysticism, mystery and philosophical wonder leap off every page of Sophie’s World, a book that has moved the consciousness of millions, and now presented in a stunning new Folio edition.

  5. The Longest Day

    The Longest Day

    Cornelius Ryan

    £60.00

    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.

  6. The Prophet

    The Prophet

    Kahlil Gibran

    £60.00

    The remarkable verse of Kahlil Gibran has touched the lives of tens of millions of people. This hugely influential work is now presented in a stunning Folio edition for the first time.

  7. Mayflower

    Mayflower

    Nathaniel Philbrick

    £60.00

    This lavishly illustrated edition of Mayflower meets you on board a storm-lashed ship filled with resolute Pilgrims and leaves you a generation later in the blood-soaked new American nation.

  8. S.P.Q.R.

    S.P.Q.R.

    Professor Mary Beard

    £80.00

    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.

  9. Bomber Command

    Bomber Command

    Max Hastings

    £60.00

    Max Hastings’ history of Bomber Command, now in a new Folio edition, illuminates this controversial aspect of the Second World War through contemporary photographs and first-hand interviews.

  10. The Anglo-Saxons

    The Anglo-Saxons

    James Campbell

    £145.00

    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.

  11. Bestsellers
    Pompeii

    Pompeii

    Professor Mary Beard

    £60.00

    In this award-winning history, Mary Beard guides us through the daily life of Pompeii, an existence that is far more complex than we might have realised. Lively, exciting and accessible, this book brings us as close as possible to the real Pompeii.

  12. Stasiland

    Stasiland

    Anna Funder

    £49.95

    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.

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From history to philosophy, travel journals to cookery books, The Folio Society publishes only the best in non-fiction. Each non-fiction book features carefully selected photographs and illustrations. Whether your interests lie in the sciences, the arts, or both, you’ll be able to find the perfect book in the best hardcover bindings.