Myths & Fairytales

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  1. Tales of Ancient Egypt

    Tales of Ancient Egypt

    Roger Lancelyn Green

    Illustrated by Romy Blümel

    £44.95

    Roger Lancelyn Green’s incredible stories and Romy Blümel’s arresting illustrations come together in this new edition of Tales of Ancient Egypt, published in series with Tales of the Greek Heroes.

  2. Bestsellers
    How to See Fairies

    How to See Fairies

    Charles van Sandwyk

    Illustrated by Charles van Sandwyk

    £42.95

    The inhabitants of the fairy realm are beautifully imagined in Charles van Sandwyk’s tales; exquisitely illustrated and brought together as a collection for the first time by The Folio Society.

  3. The Princess Bride

    The Princess Bride

    William Goldman

    Illustrated by Mark Thomas

    £42.95

    Featuring giants, duels, man-eating swamp rats and, of course, true love, Goldman’s funny and poignant lampoon of the fairy-tale tradition has inadvertently become a classic of the genre.

  4. The Nursery Rhyme Book

    The Nursery Rhyme Book

    Andrew Lang

    Illustrated by Debra McFarlane and L. Leslie Brooke

    £44.95

    A lively collection of nursery rhymes, both familiar and little known, collected by Andrew Lang, the acclaimed folklorist and editor of the Rainbow Fairy Books.

  5. Limited Edition
    Hansel and Gretel and Other Stories

    Hansel and Gretel and Other Stories

    Brothers Grimm

    Illustrated by Kay Nielsen

    £260.00

    A Golden Age gift book in facsimile for the first time. Kay Nielsen’s rarest work with his virtuoso blend of folk-tale drawing and Art Deco stylisation illustrating 22 of the best-loved tales by the Brothers Grimm

  6. Limited Edition
    The Poetic Edda

    The Poetic Edda

    Illustrated by Simon Noyes

    £345.00

    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.

  7. Grimm’s Fairy Tales

    Grimm’s Fairy Tales

    Brothers Grimm

    Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

    £49.95

    This Folio edition, a facsimile of the British edition of 1909, contains 60 of The Brothers Grimm’s most famous tales, including ‘Snow White’, ‘Hansel and Gretel’ and ‘Red Riding Hood’.

  8. The Blue Fairy Book

    The Blue Fairy Book

    Andrew Lang

    Illustrated by Charles van Sandwyk

    £59.95

    A wonderful collection of fairy stories selected by Andrew Lang at the end of the 19th century and fully illustrated by Charles van Sandwyk for this Folio edition.

  9. The Arabian Nights

    The Arabian Nights

    Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold

    £49.95

    The best-loved tales from The Arabian Nights are beautifully illustrated with Edward J. Detmold’s original watercolours in this stunning Folio edition.

  10. African Folktales

    African Folktales

    Roger D. Abrahams

    Illustrated by Keith Hau

    £36.95

    With a preface by the Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka, this anthology collects folktales from across the African continent – including classic trickster tales like ‘Spider Outwits the Rich Woman’, and stories about navigating the complexities of life, such as ‘Never Ask Me About My Family’.

  11. American Gods

    American Gods

    Neil Gaiman

    Illustrated by Dave McKean

    £79.95

    With illustrations by celebrated artist Dave McKean, this is the ultimate collector’s edition of a modern fantasy classic.

Wise wizards, beautiful princesses and vengeful gods fill the exciting pages of The Folio Society’s fairytales and mythology selection. Explore the legends and myths of the ancient world, get reacquainted with classic fairytales, or enjoy modern retellings of your favourite stories in these beautifully illustrated collector’s editions.