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“Those who love each other” Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet
"Those who love each other shall become invincible." As befitting the personal nature of the sentiment, Walt Whitman’s line has been stamped inside this cuff, a private message to a beloved recipient.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“Those who love each other” Gold Bracelet
"Those who love each other shall become invincible." Whitman’s words have been hand-cast on a 14K gold vermeil bangle using the ancient art of lost wax casting. The designer works from a solar-powered studio in Southern California.
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.
Mealtime Fun and Games Paper Placemats Kit
Each of the 24 sheets provides a different activity, puzzle, word scramble, or maze to keep children entertained at the table, including dozens of fun conversation starters for young gastronomes; with 12 gel pens in a pouch.
Little Women Socks
The shivering March sisters would have appreciated these cozy socks during those frigid New England winters. The design includes the book title and boughs and berries motif, in evergreen (with teal, coral, and gold). Each purchase helps to fund literacy programs and book donations to communities in need.
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.
The Moth: Presents a Game of Storytelling
PBS’s The Moth is all about true stories told live, and this game is designed to prompt a volley of sharing and listening between players. Created by the program’s storytelling experts, this interactive card game encourages lively conversations, sparks creativity, and improves public speaking abilities.
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.
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.
Time Spent Reading Is Never Wasted Mug
This heirloom quality bone china mug is decorated with Quentin Blake’s irresistible illustration of a storytelling dragon reading to four captivated children, with the reminder: “Time spent reading is never wasted.” Made in Scotland.
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.
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.
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.
David Levine Author Mug
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 heirloom quality bone china mug, including the artist’s self-portrait.
Classic Kaweco Skyline Fountain Pen
“...I love its precision, its modesty, its clarity and its minimal fuss. This is the cheaper, more practical version of a Mercedes.”
Kaweco Skyline Rollerball Pen
This newest style has silver (rather than gold) detailing, and is available in new colors, Mint or Fox.
Kaweco Sport Rollerball Pen
The body is faceted so it won’t roll, yet is comfortable to hold. It’s Remarkably lightweight (less than a third of an ounce). The pen is 4" when closed and 5-1/4" when open.
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.
Leo Lionni Animal Alphabet: 24-Piece Puzzle
This puzzle features some of the most endearing characters created by four-time Caldecott Honor Winner Leo Lionni; Swimmy, Frederick, Alexander, and more make the alphabet fun and accessible for ages 3+. Made in the USA by a company that donates to 1% to the Planet.
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.
Edward Gorey Sterling Heart Cat Pin
This gently romantic sterling silver pin is a perfect gift for Valentine’s Day or an anniversary, or any occasion when one wants to express affection... or something stronger. Based on a series of drawings by Gorey, creator of more than 100 works—from a wealth of darkly hilarious books to the animated opening sequence of the PBS television series Mystery!
Bodleian Library Silk Chiffon Scarf
This artful silk chiffon scarf features a montage of Victorian and Edwardian girls’ books with enchanting period titles ("Queen of the Dormitory," "The Girl of One Hundred Dresses" and more), collated by the Bodleian Library, Oxford.
Prohibition and Repeal Amendments Rocks Glasses
Raise a toast to the historical path to legal drinking in the U.S. One glass is printed with the 18th Amendment, which prohibited the manufacture, sale, and transportation of intoxicating liquors; the other with the 21st Amendment, which repealed Prohibition.
Jane Austen Socks
It’s cold and drafty in those English country houses; those shivering Bennet sisters would have appreciated these cozy socks.
Alphabet Go Fish
Letters are the stars of this version of the classic game. A fun way for children to learn and practice the alphabet, the sturdy deck of 52 oversized cards includes illustrations and lowercase letters, making the game appropriate for preschool through early lower school.
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.