Read Banned Books Enamel Pin
The best way to protest the banning of books is to read them. Spread the word by pinning this “Read Banned Books” pin to a lapel, backpack, or book bag. It’s one inch in diameter and made of brass with a white nickel finish.
Renaissance Manuscript Silk Chiffon Scarf
Blossoms cover the central area of the scarf; on each end is a wide border of flowers, buds, leaves, and berries, in saturated shades of blue, pink, and green.
Rhodia Treasure Box
This sturdy flip-top box—cleverly designed to look like one of the famous orange Rhodia notepads so beloved by Europeans—is filled with essential stationery items: four notepads of various sizes for various uses, as well as two Rhodia pencils.
Sauntering features sixty walker-writers—classic and current—who roam Europe by foot. Twenty-two countries are traversed. We join Henriette d’Angeville, the second woman to climb Mont Blanc; Nellie Bly roaming the trenches of the First World War; Werner Herzog on a personal pilgrimage through Germany; Hans Christian Andersen in quarantine; Joseph Conrad in Cracow; Rebecca Solnit reimagining change on the streets of Prague; and Robert Macfarlane dropping deep into underground Paris.
Scrabble™ Vintage Bookshelf Edition
This luxurious bookshelf edition of Scrabble™ has updated stylish packaging, with game components stored in a fabric-bound “book” and slipcase, and typography and graphics inspired by the original 1948 game. Elegant storage and premium game components create a classic to be enjoyed for years to come.
Scribe Rollerball Pen
“… the pen of my dreams… It looks kind of retro, I suppose, but not annoyingly so. It is just a brilliantly designed tool... I am not a pen snob (boring), but I do believe that we should take as much enjoyment as possible from utilitarian objects.”—Luke Edward Hall, "Financial Times"
Sentence Diagrams of Great Literary Openers
“I really do not know that anything has ever been more exciting than diagramming sentences.” —Gertrude Stein. Twenty-four postcards each feature an opening line from famous works of fiction, diagrammed according to the old-school Reed-Kellogg system.
Shakespeare Characters Mug
These heirloom quality bone china mugs are decorated more than 40 of the central characters from 14 of Shakespeare’s major plays. Each time you pick one up, you’ll find more to look at in the wonderfully detailed illustrations: masks and cauldrons, snakes, fairies, phantoms, and much more.
Shakespeare Cocktail Napkins
"Good company, good wine, good welcome can make good people" and three other quotes; 24 napkins with 6 each of four quotes.
Shakespeare First Folio Journal
The gold-tooled design on this journal, in the Folger Shakespeare Library, is based on a binding, created c. 1800, for a copy of Shakespeare’s First Folio. Originally published in 1623, "Mr. William Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies" (or, First Folio) is one of the most valuable books ever printed.
Shakespeare Love Silk Chiffon Scarf
The design incorporates favorite love quotations from Shakespeare, along with stylized illustrations of flowers mentioned in his works (wildflowers, the Tudor rose, sprigs of berries, and bees).
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. The hexagonal shape is roll resistant. The pencils have been hand stamped for a unique look.
Shakespeare Sonnet 116 Möbius Bracelet
Several lines from Shakespeare’s Sonnet 116 (“Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments…”), one of his best-known, are engraved on this sterling silver möbius bracelet.
Spinola Hours Journal
The cover of this large softcover journal is based on a page of the "Spinola Hours," one of the most visually sophisticated of 16th-century Flemish manuscripts. Displaying astounding naturalistic illusionism, the book is richly illuminated, as seen in the page reproduced here; with ribbon marker and memento pocket.
STET! A game for language lovers, grammar geeks, and bibliophiles
Whats’ wrong with this sentence? If that misplaced apostrophe leapt right off the page, this is the game for you. Based on The New York Times bestseller, 100 sentences await you, the copyeditor, to correct—or to STET (a copyeditor’s term that means “let it stand”).
The Antiquarian Sticker Book: Bibliophilia
"The Antiquarian Sticker Book: Bibliophilia" is for lovers of books and art. This treasure trove of authentic historical prints and quotes from the Victorian era through the early twentieth century can be used to embellish journals and scrapbooks, create stationery, wrapping paper, collages, Valentines, greeting cards, bookplates, invitations, place cards, announcements—the possibilities are endless.
The Children's Travel Journal
Help your favorite little globetrotter create a masterpiece of memories. While on the road, this unique diary is a fun-filled work-in-progress. When completed, it becomes a treasured keepsake that vividly preserves memories of a special trip.
The Company They Kept
Writers on Unforgettable Friendships from the pages of The New York Review of Books. “[an] 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 Snooty Bookshop Postcards
This postcard set celebrates more than a decade of Gauld’s contributions to "The Guardian," with fifty of his most beloved strips, on everything from “Procrastination for Creative Writers, a 10-Week Course,” and “Poetry Anthologies for People Who Don’t Like Poems” to an alternative bookshop shelving section (“Yes, we do have a copy of the book you’re looking for. You’ll find it in the ‘Vastly Overrated’ section of the ’So-called Classics’ Department.”)
The Story of Impressionism: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Piece together this beautifully detailed puzzle to create the Paris of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist painters and along the way discover the people and places that helped create a new way to see the world.
The World of Agatha Christie: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Follow trails of murder and mystery as you travel down the Nile and on the Orient Express on the heels of Poirot, Miss Marple, and others. As you build the puzzle, spot famous characters, crime-solving clues, and historical locations, as well as Christie and her real-life inspiration.
The World of Charles Dickens: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Find yourself in 19th-century London as the beautiful, intricate illustrations of famous fictional characters, writers, and historical figures reveal themselves. The image reimagines both Dickens' life and scenes from his novels in glorious detail.
The World of Frankenstein: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Immerse yourself in key scenes in this classic book while working the puzzle, a fun way to introduce the story to children or refresh a reader’s familiarity. Each piece has enough visual interest to capture the imagination and makes the puzzle both challenging and richly rewarding; poster included.
The World of Frida Kahlo: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Known for her self-portraits and representation of her Mexican heritage, this puzzle conveys the spirit of Kahlo and her world. Taking center stage is Frida herself surrounded by iconic elements of her life, including a huge cast of family, famous friends and exotic pets. Those with a keen eye will also spot many references to her art and the tragedies and triumphs of her career.
The World of James Bond: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Welcome to The World of James Bond, MI6's most famous Secret Service agent. As you piece together this action-packed puzzle, spot ground-breaking gadgets, breath-taking stunts and eccentric adversaries. Find your way through the puzzle with the help of a poster bursting with 007 knowledge. Spot a cast of original Bonds, villains and supporting characters as you race through shuttle launches and underwater lairs to island retreats and casinos.
The World of James Joyce: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Travel back to 16, June, 1904 and join Stephen Dedalus and Leopold Bloom on their odyssey through "dear dirty Dublin", Blazes Boylan jingling along in his carriage, Molly Bloom in her chamber and a host of other iconic Dubliners.
The World of Jane Austen: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
You’ll find 60 characters and great houses from the novels of Jane Austen, set against the landscapes in which they are featured. Also included is a fold-out poster of the image on the puzzle, along with a key to people, both real and fictional, featured on the puzzle.
The World of Shakespeare: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
The setting: As A Midsummer Night's Dream is being rehearsed at the Globe, actors wander the streets, along with an expansive cast of extras and local characters who may well have provided the Bard with inspiration.
The World of Sherlock Holmes: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Enter into the world of Holmes in this detailed puzzle depicting the London of his day. Spot infamous villains, crime-solving clues, and historical figures.
The World of the Brontës: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Inspired by the life and works of the Brontë family, you’ll find all your favorite characters, as well as some real-life historical figures who played a part in their lives, hidden in this detailed puzzle. Travel across the blustery Yorkshire moors and into the dark, gloomy schoolrooms and weathered stone buildings of nineteenth-century England; includes a poster identifying major characters.