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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).
Original 1951 Notebook
This is a reissue of the original notebook made in that year by a renowned French manufacturer. Legend has it that this is the model used by Julia Child to record her recipes when she was a student at Le Cordon Bleu. (The notebook made a cameo appearance in Nora Ephron’s 2009 movie, “Julie & Julia.”)
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.
Light Gathering Magnifier
This superbly crafted acrylic 4x magnifier intensifies the light passing through it, making the magnified subject nearly four times brighter without bulbs or batteries. Featuring what optical experts call an infinite eyepoint, you can be any distance from the magnifier, at nearly any angle, and maintain focus and clarity.
Classic Laid Note Card Presentation Box
Fifty classic pale blue note cards and tissue-lined envelopes. Made in Belgium by a company founded in 1870 and produced with the same quality and attention to detail that has made the line a staple of every fine social paper department in Europe.
Quill and Inkwell Correspondence Cards
Eight engraved cards and envelopes of the highest quality with an exquisitely engraved quill and inkwell in metallic gold; lined envelopes; packaged in a charcoal gray or navy paper "pochette." Made in Belgium, this is Old World craftsmanship at its best.
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, The Financial Times
Rainbow Fountain Pens for Every Day
Color coding is an old-school method, and a proven way to increase productivity. Use color to organize and prioritize a To Do list, or to make any writing project more fun.
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. Inside the skillfully engineered flip-top box, index tabs divide the postcards by category.
County Library: We Want One Paperweight
This handsome glass paperweight reproduces a 1928 photograph now in the collection of the Library of Congress. The photo captures the longing (and firm demand) of a rural community for a permanent library, and memorializes early bookmobiles and their mission to provide for them.
Beatrix Potter All-Occasion Cards
Eight cards (two each of four designs) by British artist, Amanda White. Three cards depict Beatrix Potter's home, Hill Top, in various seasons. Other card shows Mrs. Heelis with her Herdwicks.
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.
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.
Vibe Fountain Pen
The barrel and click-on cap of the Vibe are slimmer than a typical fountain pen; it is surprisingly light and balanced in the hand. The white matte finish on brass lends a classic yet modern appeal. Manufactured by a legacy British firm known for engineering innovative writing instruments for more than a century.
Kaweco Retro Fountain Pen
The medium nib is stainless steel, and the stylish embellishments are a discreet gold “button” on the end of the cap and a handsome gold band at the other end. It has a stylish gold-colored clip. The body is comfortable to hold and has a screw-on cap. Available in 5 different colors.
Kaweco Retro Rollerball Pen
The Retro is available in 5 different colors and packaged in a metal tin. It has a stylish gold-colored metal clip and a screw-on cap. The body is comfortable to hold.
Kaweco Skyline Rollerball Pen
This newest style has silver (rather than gold) detailing, and is available in new colors, Mint or Fox.
The hourglass is a recurring image not only referencing the passage of time, but balance, the sky and the earth, the female figure, and more. This richly symbolic object is also a calming and beautiful desk accessory. Choose among four colors and 5- or 30-minute hourglass.
Kaweco Collector’s Sport Fountain Pen / Iridescent Pearl
This is the newest color in our line of exceptional Kaweco pens. The shimmering color recalls the optical effects of a pearl; the translucent material shines from bluish-green to pink. Kaweco pens epitomize two essential features of a fine writing instrument: classic good looks and a beautifully smooth “write.”
Edward Gorey Birthday Cake Cards
With a box of these notecards on hand, you’ll always be able to send a sweet birthday greeting. From the bow on the cook's apron to the smile on the clock, every detail comes together happily in this celebratory greeting card. Inside greeting: Happy Birthday!
Pure Cotton Note Card Presentation Box
Most pure white paper is made using bleach and/or fluorescent whiteners, but Pure Cotton is made without the use of chemicals; with a soft wove finish and watermark. Fifty cards and tissue-lined envelopes in a presentation box. Made in Belgium.
David Levine Author Notebook
Caricatures by world-renowned artist David Levine enriched and enlivened the pages of The New York Review of Books for almost five decades. Thirty-three of Levine’s most arresting and iconic caricatures of authors decorate this beautifully crafted notebook.
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.
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.
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, crafted in 1893 in Paris by Chamerot et Renouard; the original is now in the Rare Book and Special Collections archive at the Princeton University Library.
Percy Bysshe Shelley's Poetry in Bloom Journal
The design reproduced on the cover of this beautifully made journal is from an antique cover for "The Sensitive Plant and Early Poems". The binding was originally crafted in 1910 in London, by Riviere and Son, bookbinders to the Royal Family.
Based on the classic—a spiral-bound 4" x 8" pad designed with a stiff back cover to facilitate writing while standing and walking; with an elastic band. Made of environmentally-friendly materials by a third-generation family business based in Baltimore.
Classic Kaweco Sport Fountain Pen
“...I love its precision, its modesty, its clarity and its minimal fuss. This is the cheaper, more practical version of a Mercedes.”
Pure Cotton Correspondence Pad and Envelopes
Most pure white paper is made using bleach and/or fluorescent whiteners, but Pure Cotton is made without the use of chemicals; with a soft wove finish and watermark. Pad of 50 sheets paper with soft wove finish and watermark and 25 tissue-lined envelopes. Made in Belgium.
Classic French Notebooks
Walk into any stationery shop in France and you’ll see an extensive array of these beloved notebooks. This is the basic model: versatile A5 size with a stapled spine. Pages are smooth ivory French-milled 90g paper, ruled, acid-free and pH neutral, fountain pen- and marker-friendly. Six colors.
Twelve Subject Graph Notebook with Tabs
A sophisticated variation on the iconic French composition books, this version has 12 tabbed sections, with four different colors of graph paper. It’s a one-stop organizational tool for people with multiple ongoing projects. Available in four colors.
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.