Art of Instruction Notebook Collection
In the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, illustrations found on classroom charts inspired students to appreciate the wonders of nature, science, and the world around them. The covers of these notebooks feature three dazzling vintage botanical Illustrations.
Banned Books Socks
These unisex cotton blend socks are “mismatched.” On one sock are printed the titles of 50 famous banned books and the other sock lists the same titles, only redacted with a black bar. Available in Small and Large size.
Book of Hours Silk Chiffon Scarf
The sumptuous imagery is based on illustrations found in copies of the medieval manuscripts; the motifs are printed in the opulent colors used in those works.
Canterbury Tales Mug
These heirloom quality bone china mugs are decorated with characters from some of The Canterbury Tales' best-loved stories. The central characters are drawn in witty detail on the mug and are each depicted with significant details, from a chanticleer and fox to a tub and hay wagon.
County Library: We Want One Paperweight
Rectangular paperweight with a black and white photo of a bookmobile from 1928.
Frederick Douglass: Letter for Civil Rights Journal
The front of this beautifully produced hardcover journal is imprinted with a facsimile of a letter Douglass wrote to Rev. R.A. Armstrong on May 22, 1894 on behalf of Ida B Wells. On the back of the journal is a reproduction of an arresting antique photograph of Douglass.
Greek Gods and Goddesses Mug
These heirloom quality bone china mugs are decorated with twelve Greek gods and goddesses, along with their Roman names in italics and their areas of dominion. The Olympians are drawn in witty detail and are each depicted with their symbolic signifiers, including an owl, cornucopia, trident, harp, quiver, and more.
Gutenberg Bible Journal
The cover of this journal reproduces an illuminated page created by German artist Gisela Maschmann, who has modeled her miniature painting on a volume of Johannes Gutenberg’s ecclesiastic masterwork, housed in the Berlin State Library.
Marcel Proust: In Search of Lost Time Journal
The front of this beautifully made hardcover journal is imprinted with a facsimile of a page, showing copious notes in the margins, from one of the notebooks in which Marcel Proust wrote In Search of Lost Time.
Medieval Manuscript Silk Chiffon Scarf
Based on motifs found in a circa-1500 book of hours in the collection of The Fitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge.
This dapper box is filled with 140 multiple-choice questions that cover myths and folklore—from gods and heroes to magical beasts and monsters—from cultures around the world, including Egyptian, Greek, Norse, Native American, Japanese, Senegalese, Chinese, Slavic, Haitian, and more.
New York City Almanac and Planner, 2023
A day-by-day guide to the coming year in NYC: cultural events, holidays, historical anniversaries, weather predictions, the night sky. Each week gets its own page, with enough space to record your own appointments.
New York In Words and Images
New York In Words and Images is a collection of 20 different vintage postcards and literary quotes. Created by Miriam Berman.
Nineteenth Amendment All-Occasion Cards
Eight notecards feature images honoring influential leaders and commemorating pivotal events of the suffragist movement (Ratification, Equal Pay Equal Work, Failure is Impossible, Women’s Suffrage Centennial, Susan B. Anthony Votes, Liberty, Men’s League, New World Order).
Percy Bysshe Shelley's Poetry in Bloom Journal
The design reproduced on the cover of this beautifully made journal is from an antique book cover for The Sensitive Plant and Early Poems by Percy Bysshe Shelley. The binding was originally crafted in 1910 in London, by Riviere and Son, bookbinders to the Royal Family.
Shakespeare Characters Mug
These heirloom quality bone china mugs are decorated with humorous illustrations depicting more than 40 of the central characters from 14 of Shakespeare’s major plays.
Shakespeare Quotation Pencils
This set of six #2 pencils feature quotations from five Shakespearian plays: Hamlet, Much Ado About Nothing, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, As You Like It and The Merchant of Venice.
Shakespeare’s Britain: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
The beautiful image on this 1,000-piece puzzle, decorated with symbols and icons of towns and abbeys, castles, battlefields, forests, and heaths, is a pictorial map of Britain as it was in 1583, with the geographical settings of Shakespeare’s history plays labeled.
Story Map of Ireland: 500-Piece Puzzle
This delightfully detailed pictorial map of Ireland was part of a series of “story maps” produced by Colortext Publications in the 1930s and 1940s.
Suffragist Magazine Artworks All-Occasion Cards
Each card in this set of five all-occasion greeting cards features a different image: The Woman Voter, The Suffragist, The Women’s Political World, The New Woman, The Lily. The back of the card features a description of the event, milestones, and activists honored by each cover.
The Art of Instruction: 100 Postcards of Vintage Educational Charts
Used throughout Europe in the mid-19th and 20th centuries, these illustrations inspired students to appreciate the wonders of nature, science, and the world around them.
The Company They Kept
Writers on Unforgettable Friendships from the pages of The New York Review of Books. "...extraordinarily striking, moving and delicious collection..." - The Financial Times
The Company They Kept, Volume Two
Twenty-seven memoirs of personal and intellectual relationships among writers and artists from the pages of The New York Review of Books, including pieces by Elizabeth Hardwick, Philip Roth, Isaiah Berlin, Bruce Chitin, and more.
The Shakespeare Collection Socks Gift Boxes
Each Shakespeare Collection gift box—designed and produced under license from The Shakespeare’s Globe Trust—includes three luxurious pairs of socks suitable for both men and women, in sizes to fit both. “Playful yet classy socks. A fun spin on a classic.”—The Scotsman
The Shakespeare Sock Collection
Designed and produced under license from The Shakespeare’s Globe Trust, these luxurious socks suitable for both men and women, in sizes to fit both. Choose among Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, and Caesar.
The World of James Joyce: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
This detailed illustration of Joyce's Dublin is packed with real people and fictional characters to seek and find.
Virginia Woolf’s Notebooks
Choose Vol. 3 or Vol. 4 or both. The patterns on these hardcover notebooks are reproductions of two of the seven Virginia Woolf notebooks in which she drafted the 1931 novel The Waves, considered among her best and most experimental works.
Voltaire: Book of Fate Journal
The design of this beautifully made hardcover journal is based on an antique binding of Voltaire’s Zadig, or The Book of Fate, first published in 1747. The binding was crafted in 1893 in Paris by Chamerot et Renouard; today the original can be found in the Rare Book and Special Collections archive at the Princeton University Library.
Votes For Women Paperweight
This handsome glass paperweight is based on a button, worn by marchers at the 1913 Women's Suffrage Parade, now housed at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. Historians later credited the event with invigorating the suffrage movement with a new wave of inspiration and purpose.
Women Who Changed the World Notebook
This amazingly detailed design celebrates 35 women who have made a significant impact on the world from Ancient Egypt through to the present day. Hardcover: 5-7/8" x 8-1/4" (A5); 96 pages; cream lined paper. Includes a ribbon page holder.