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"
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.
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.
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.
William Morris Pink Honeysuckle Hardcover Journal
The design of this small hardcover journal is based on William Morris’s celebrated honeysuckle pattern, originally printed on cotton fabric with natural dyes. The image reflects his abiding interest in naturalism.
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.
Natural History Letter Writing Set
This letter writing set comes in a carefully designed luxury box that hints of the delights within. The images are taken from some of the most beautifully illustrated natural history books published in the 18th and 19th centuries. Such books were an indispensable source of knowledge, and the beautifully detailed illustrations were made by the most talented artists of the time.
Art Forms in Nature Letter Writing Set
Each letter writing set comes in a carefully designed luxury box that hints of the delights within. The images are taken from some of the most beautifully illustrated natural history books published in the 18th and 19th centuries. Such books were an indispensable source of knowledge, and the beautifully detailed illustrations were made by the most talented artists of the time.
Flowers Correspondence Set
It’s as fun to send this correspondence as it is to receive it. Decide which cards or writing paper, envelopes and stickers to use together to create an original combination—or mix and match with other plain stationery. The components can be mixed and matched in endless combinations.
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.
Natural History Writing Paper Pad and Envelopes
In the nineteenth century, illustrations of flora and fauna inspired viewers to appreciate the wonders of nature, science, and the world around them. The verso side of these writing sheets feature a white admiral butterfly and honeysuckle, a charming assortment of snail shells, a fringed water lily (also called a yellow floating heart), and a fantastical seaweed.
Van Gogh Writing Paper Pad and Envelopes
The verso side of these writing sheets each features a gorgeous detail from a Van Gogh painting. Designed and imported from Amsterdam; manufactured in Europe. The 64 sheets of writing paper are accompanied by 20 envelopes printed with detail from "Bouquet of Flowers in a Vase."
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.
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.
Glass Dome Magnifier
All the essential features of an ideal reading tool have been brought together in this one exceptional magnifier: a crystal-clear optical glass dome; 400% magnification, considered the most comfortable magnification for small print; for use directly on the printed matter (not handheld).
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.
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.
Kaweco Limited Edition Bronze Sport Fountain Pen
The style of this compact fountain pen transcends time and remains as attractive as when it was first introduced over a century ago. The pen is compact when capped (4.1 inches) but very comfortable when posted (5.2 inches). Thus the Kaweco slogan, “Small in the pocket, great in the hand.”
Kaweco Limited Edition Bronze Sport Rollerball Pen
The style of this compact rollerball pen transcends time and remains as attractive as when it was first introduced over a century ago. The pen is compact when capped (4.1 inches) but very comfortable when posted (5.2 inches). Thus the Kaweco slogan, “Small in the pocket, great in the hand.”
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.
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.
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.
Classic Calligraphy Set
This 32-piece calligraphy set is appropriate for both beginning and more advanced calligraphers. The set includes four refillable pens, five classic nibs, 20 ink cartridges in seven different colors, an introduction booklet, and an exercise booklet. Packaged in an attractive gift tin.
FAF Desk Pad
Manufactured in Paris in a workshop built by Eiffel, a desk pad with everything one would expect of an item with such an estimable pedigree: a unique vintage look, solid construction, and high functionality.
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.
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.
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.
Mr. Darcy Quotation Pencils
This set of six #2 pencils feature quotations from Mr. Darcy of Jane Austen’s "Pride and Prejudice." The natural lacquered wood and understated black eraser, ferrule and type complete a classic look worthy of this perennial favorite.
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.
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 five- or thirty-minute hourglass.