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  1. The Innocents Abroad

    The Innocents Abroad

    Mark Twain

    Illustrated by James Albon

    Was $120.00 Now $102.00

    Mark Twain’s classic travelogue The Innocents Abroad firmly established him as a writer and humourist of dazzling perspicacity. This Folio Society edition is newly introduced by Paul Theroux and lavishly illustrated by James Albon.

  2. The Old Patagonian Express

    The Old Patagonian Express

    Paul Theroux

    Was $95.00 Now $80.75

    One of the greatest travelogues of the 20th century, Paul Theroux’s The Old Patagonian Express is newly presented as a Folio edition featuring an exclusive new introduction by the author and 24 original colour photographs.

  3. Pole to Pole

    Pole to Pole

    Michael Palin

    Was $70.00 Now $63.00

    Pole to Pole is Michael Palin’s account of his epic journey from the Arctic to Antarctic, via the USSR, Africa and South America: a classic adventure in a beautiful Folio Society edition, with superb original photography.

  4. Micrographia

    Micrographia

    Robert Hooke

    Was $110.00 Now $88.00

    Robert Hooke’s science classic Micrographia changed the way we view the natural world. This beautifully crafted Folio Society edition of the complete text includes all Hooke’s original illustrations and an introduction by historian Ruth Scurr.

  5. All Hell Let Loose

    All Hell Let Loose

    Max Hastings

    Was $215.00 Now $172.00

    Published in a richly illustrated Folio Society edition, Max Hastings’ All Hell Let Loose is a people’s history of the Second World War from one of its greatest historians: the complete story of the conflict.

  6. Alamein

    Alamein

    Simon Ball

    Was $70.00 Now $63.00

    Simon Ball’s Alamein joins the Folio Society’s fully illustrated Great Battles series: a masterful analysis of Montgomery’s famous Second World War victory against Rommel’s North African forces, and its controversial legacy.

  7. The Tudor Age

    The Tudor Age

    Susan Brigden

    Was $125.00 Now $100.00

    In The Tudor Age, historian Susan Brigden brings to life the world of Henry VIII, Mary, Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I in a Folio edition superbly illustrated with colour portraiture.

  8. A Bright Shining Lie

    A Bright Shining Lie

    Neil Sheehan

    Was $205.00 Now $164.00

    A Bright Shining Lie is Neil Sheehan’s Pulitzer Prize-winning history of the Vietnam War told through lieutenant colonel John Paul Vann, with a new introduction by George Packer for The Folio Society.

  9. Shackleton’s Antarctica

    Shackleton’s Antarctica

    Ernest Shackleton

    Was $310.00 Now $248.00

    Commemorating the centenary of Ernest Shackleton’s death, The Folio Society brings together The Heart of the Antarctic and South – thrilling accounts of his greatest polar expeditions in his own words.

  10. Culloden

    Culloden

    Murray Pittock

    Was $70.00 Now $52.50

    Fully illustrated and part of the Folio Society’s Great Battles series, Murray Pittock’s Culloden boldly reassesses the last battle fought on British soil – a clash that ended the Jacobite uprising.

  11. The Descent of Man

    The Descent of Man

    Charles Darwin

    Was $95.00 Now $61.75

    Charles Darwin’s The Descent of Man applies his revolutionary theory to human evolution. This exceptional Folio collector’s edition is introduced by Richard Dawkins and includes numerous colour illustrations, as well as diagrams and figures. 

  12. The Stories of English

    The Stories of English

    David Crystal

    Was $130.00 Now $110.50

    A new Folio Society edition of eminent linguist David Crystal’s commanding history shows how English turned into a rich, diverse global language, spoken by well over two billion people.

  13. Working

    Working

    Studs Terkel

    Was $105.00 Now $78.75

    The fascinating working lives of ordinary people are revealed in Studs Terkel’s masterful chronicle of American life, published as an illustrated edition for the first time by Folio.

  14. Shah of Shahs

    Shah of Shahs

    Ryszard Kapuściński

    Was $65.00 Now $32.50

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

  15. The Aztecs

    The Aztecs

    Richard F. Townsend

    Was $205.00 Now $153.75

    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.

  16. The Selfish Gene

    The Selfish Gene

    Richard Dawkins

    Was $85.00 Now $63.75

    Richard Dawkins’s startling theory propelled The Selfish Gene to international acclaim and it remains the de facto text on social development. This first illustrated edition includes 51 incredible colour photographs.

  17. Mayflower

    Mayflower

    Nathaniel Philbrick

    Was $85.00 Now $51.00

    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.