Here is a list of 9 Fantasy Books with Beautiful Special Editions at The Folio Society.
Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
Illustrated by Chris Malbon
Introduced by Susanna Clarke
Neil Gaiman’s urban fantasy epic weaves a spell unlike any other. This special edition of Neverwhere features a new introduction by Susanna Clarke and glorious illustrations by Chris Malbon.
A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin
Illustrated by David Lupton
Introduced by David Mitchell
A true great of the fantasy genre, Ursula K. Le Guin’s A Wizard of Earthsea brims over with danger and wild magic. Illustrated by David Lupton and introduced by David Mitchell.
The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien
Illustrated by Eric Fraser and Ingahild Grathmer
Successive generations have been spellbound by the exploits of Frodo, Gandalf and their comrades as they journey towards Mordor to do battle with the Dark Lord Sauron.
The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien
Illustrated by Francis Mosley
Introduced by Christopher Tolkien
Before The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit came The Silmarillion – a rich tapestry of tales and legends which tells the story of Middle-earth.
The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
Illustrated by Eric Fraser
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.
His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman
Illustrated by Peter Bailey
Preface by the author
A magnificent Folio Society edition of a worldwide phenomenon. The award-winning trilogy His Dark Materials in a stunning fully illustrated hardback edition.
A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin
Illustrated by Jonathan Burton
Introduced by Joe Abercrombie
‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ won the Brand/Series Identity category at BBD&P Awards 2022
A Game of Thrones is presented in a spectacular collector’s edition – the first release in the Folio Society series of George R. R. Martin’s ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’.
The Farseer Trilogy by Robin Hobb
Illustrated by David Palumbo
Introduced by Robin Hobb
Strange magic and deadly conspiracies collide in Robin Hobb’s much-loved fantasy classic, ‘The Farseer Trilogy’. This special Folio Society edition features illustrations by David Palumbo.
American Gods by Neil Gaiman
Illustrated by Dave McKean
Introduced by Dave McKean
Afterword by Neil Gaiman
Introduction to this Text by Neil Gaiman
With illustrations by celebrated artist Dave McKean, this is the ultimate collector’s edition of a modern fantasy classic.