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.
Greek Gods and Goddesses Mug
These heirloom quality bone china mugs are decorated with 12 Greek gods and goddesses, along with their Roman names and 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.
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.
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.
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.
Greek Gods and Goddesses Notebook
This colorful notebook is decorated with twelve Greek gods and goddesses, along with their Roman names in italics and their areas of dominion. Hardcover, 96 lined pages
New York City Almanac and Planner, 2024
For New Yorkers, New Yorkers at heart, anyone who has ever visited New York, anyone who is longing to visit New York…be assured, you don’t have to be a resident of the five boroughs to appreciate the Almanac of New York City.
Voltaire Guest Book
Traditionally guest books have been used to record the name, and sometimes a comment, of an attendee at a special occasion. This is a handsome all-occasion volume in which to document lasting memories. The cover imprinted with gold, copper, and silver inks is based on an antique binding.
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.
Diamond Jubilee Journal
The design on this journal was created by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, a world-renowned British bindery celebrated for their jeweled bindings. Originally crafted in 1922 to house Rudyard Kipling’s “Recessional” poem, written in 1897 for Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee. This beautiful binding is now part of the Dallas Public Library’s collection.
Writers and Characters Mug
Absolutely the most stimulating (yet blessedly silent) breakfast companions with whom to share a cuppa: Charlotte Brontë and Mr. Rochester, Seamus Heaney and The Naturalist, Hilary Mantel and Anne Boleyn, J. R. R. Tolkien with Bilbo and Smaug, Agatha Christie with Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple, and many 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.
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.
Cluny Tapestry Silk Chiffon Scarf
The design of this scarf is based on imagery of the six Lady and Unicorn tapestries in the Musée de Cluny, Paris, thought to represent a meditation on earthly pleasures. The hems are hand rolled and sewn, not stitched; the scarf is large enough to wear as a light shawl.
What Good Shall I Do This Day? Journal
This journal, inspired by Benjamin Franklin, invites modern diarists to contemplate the good they can do in their everyday lives using his own daily questions.
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.
Book of Hours Silk Chiffon Scarf
The sumptuous imagery on this scarf is based on that in books of hours, medieval manuscripts embellished with intricate borders and initial letters depicting flowers and leaves, vines and tendrils, buds and berries—motifs reproduced here and 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.
Virginia Woolf’s Notebooks
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
The World of the Harlem Renaissance: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Step back in history to one of New York City’s most vibrant eras as you work this jigsaw puzzle picturing the artists and the thinkers of the Harlem Renaissance; includes a fold-out poster of the completed puzzle and a glossary of various scenes within the puzzle.
Medieval Manuscript Silk Chiffon Scarf
Based on a border from a page in a circa-1500 book of hours, the design includes primroses, violas, thistles, poppies, and chamomile, moths and insects, all with symbolic meanings that were well known to the medieval populace.
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.
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.
Monet Water Lilies Silk Chiffon Scarf
Our 'Monet Water Lilies' scarf is inspired by the work of French impressionist artist Claude Monet (1840 - 1926). This blue and green scarf is crafted from sheer, lightweight, ethereal silk chiffon and finished with traditional, artisan hand rolled hems. The generous rectangular size of this scarf makes it eminently wearable, suitable for stylish day or evening wear.
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.
Impressionism Correspondence Set
This set of 40 writing sheets, 8 greeting cards, 20 envelopes, and 25 stickers and labels are decorated with images from paintings by some of the masters of Impressionism: Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Georges Seurat, and Edouard Manet. The paper is FSC sustainable, designed in the Netherlands and manufactured in Europe.