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.
Beatrix Potter Holiday Card
Winter was a favorite time of year for Miss Potter who loved to walk and sketch the snow-clad Lakeland mountains and valleys. British artist Amanda White has produced a series of notecards and holiday cards featuring her cut paper collages of historic houses of writers and poets.
Shakespeare’s Britain: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Decorated with symbols and icons of towns and abbeys, castles, battlefields, forests, and heaths, the image on the puzzle is a pictorial map of Britain as it was in 1583, with the geographical settings of Shakespeare’s history plays labeled.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jane Austen Characters Mug
Heirloom quality bone china mugs decorated with wonderfully detailed humorous illustrations depicting more than 40 of the central characters from six of Austen’s major works.
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).
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 James Joyce: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Travel back to 16 June 1904 and join Stephen Dedalus and Buck Mulligan 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.
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.
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 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.
Jane Austen All-Occasion Cards
Steventon Rectory was the Austen family home for the first twenty-five years of Jane Austen’s life. It was here she wrote the first drafts of Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice and Northanger Abbey. Eight cards (two each of four designs) depict various places Jane lived.
Romantic Poets All-Occasion Cards
British artist Amanda White has produced a series of notecards featuring her cut paper collages of historic houses of writers and poets. Eight different cards featuring various poets are included in this pack.
Jane Austen Holiday Card
The Hampshire village of Steventon is best known as the birthplace of the novelist Jane Austen. Jane and her sister Cassandra braving the inclement weather on the way to the church service, watched over by Christmas angels. Eight 5" x 7" cards.
Canterbury Cathedral Silk Chiffon Scarf
The flower motifs on this beautiful scarf are taken from 14th-century medieval French Lady's Book of Hours, housed in the Canterbury Cathedral Library. The colors are bright and clear but because the scarf is chiffon, have a certain transparency.
Peter Rabbit at Home: 60-Piece Puzzle
Toddlers and older children will be enchanted by Beatrix Potter's cozy illustration of Peter Rabbit at home under the big fir tree with his mama and siblings Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cottontail. Sixty pieces are perfect for the 4+ year-old set—not too simple, yet not too complex.
The World of the Tudors: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
From the Wars of the Roses through plagues, plots, executions, and more, the Tudor period is the most dramatic and turbulent in English history. As you build this detailed puzzle, journey through time to identify Henry VIII's six wives, Shakespeare, Sir Francis Drake, and dozens of other renowned figures.
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 around 1800. Originally published in 1623, "Mr. William Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies" (or, First Folio) is one of the most valuable books ever printed.