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.
The World of the Brontës: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Inspired by the life and works of the Brontë family, you’ll find all your favorite characters, as well as some real-life historical figures who played a part in their lives, hidden in this detailed puzzle. Travel across the blustery Yorkshire moors and into the dark, gloomy schoolrooms and weathered stone buildings of nineteenth-century England; includes a poster identifying major characters.
The World of Frida Kahlo: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Known for her self-portraits and representation of her Mexican heritage, this puzzle conveys the spirit of Kahlo and her world. Taking center stage is Frida herself surrounded by iconic elements of her life, including a huge cast of family, famous friends and exotic pets. Those with a keen eye will also spot many references to her art and the tragedies and triumphs of her career.
The World of Virginia Woolf: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Piece together the world of Virginia Woolf and the Bloomsbury Group, finding a host of famous characters both real and fictional along the way. From the beaches of Cornwall to the streets of Bloomsbury and from Hogarth House to the colleges of Cambridge, spot Leonard Woolf, Clive and Vanessa Bell and Vita Sackville-West, along with Clarissa Dalloway, Orlando and the Ramsay family.
The World of James Bond: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Welcome to The World of James Bond, MI6's most famous Secret Service agent. As you piece together this action-packed puzzle, spot ground-breaking gadgets, breath-taking stunts and eccentric adversaries. Find your way through the puzzle with the help of a poster bursting with 007 knowledge. Spot a cast of original Bonds, villains and supporting characters as you race through shuttle launches and underwater lairs to island retreats and casinos.
Scrabble™ Vintage Bookshelf Edition
This luxurious bookshelf edition of Scrabble™ has updated stylish packaging, with game components stored in a fabric-bound “book” and slipcase, and typography and graphics inspired by the original 1948 game. Elegant storage and premium game components create a classic to be enjoyed for years to come.
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.
Cleaning up New York
A 26-year-old starving poet needs $60. What else to do but register with a temp agency as a house cleaner? The excitement never wanes as he is catapulted into the everyday yet unimaginable worlds behind closed (apartment) doors.
A Strange Life
Blending gentle satire with reportage and emotive autobiography, Alcott’s exquisite essays are as exceptional as the novels she is known for. Published together for the first time, this delightful selection shows us another side to one of our most celebrated writers.
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.
League of the Lexicon
Recommended "for wordsmiths and language lovers” the "Wall St. Journal" calls League of the Lexicon “The perfect gift for that erudite friend or trivia junkie in your life, [it] features 2,000 questions—crafted by linguists and lexicographers—that probe every corner of language: from etymology and archaic words to usage and wordy trivia. Since the word game’s launch … it has been awarded a spot on Mensa Minds Recommended Play List for 2023, making it a solid choice for book lovers who relish a challenge.“
The Antiquarian Sticker Book: Bibliophilia
"The Antiquarian Sticker Book: Bibliophilia" is for lovers of books and art. This treasure trove of authentic historical prints and quotes from the Victorian era through the early twentieth century can be used to embellish journals and scrapbooks, create stationery, wrapping paper, collages, Valentines, greeting cards, bookplates, invitations, place cards, announcements—the possibilities are endless.
Here Is New York
"Just to dip into this miraculous essay—to experience the wonderful lightness and momentum of its prose, its supremely casual air and surprisingly tight knit—is to find oneself going ahead and rereading it all. White's homage feels as fresh as fifty years ago."—John Updike
A Twitch Upon the Thread
The best fishing writing is never really about fishing, or never only about fishing, and the writers collected in "A Twitch Upon the Thread" use angling as a way to write about love, loss, faith, and obsession.
Beneath My Feet
Beneath My Feet: Writers on Walking rounds up the most memorable walker-writers from the 1700s to the modern day, from country hikers to urban strollers, from the rationalists to the truly outlandish. Follow in the footsteps of William Hazlitt, George Sand, Rebecca Solnit, Will Self, and dozens of others. Keep up with them—and be astonished.
Library Card Socks
Current socks past due? Try our Yellow Unisex Library Card Socks for adults. Choose Adult Small or Adult Large size.
Vintage Botanica Tea Towel
This 100% cotton tea towel reproduces a vintage illustration from British Flower Gardens, subtitled “Most Ornamental and Curious Hardy Flowering Plants, featuring Annuals, Biennials, Perennials, and Flowering Shrubs.” 19" x 34"
Vintage Foraging Tea Towel
100% cotton tea towel reproduces a vintage illustration from Foraging Plants and Mushrooms. The image depicts a Silver Birch, Nasturtium, Slippery Jack, Birch Bolete, Chanterelle, Yellow Wood-sorrel, Violet, Blueberry, Rustyback Fern, Chamomile, Strawberry, and other edible plants and fungi.
Vintage Citrus Tea Towel
This charming cotton tea towel reproduces a vintage book illustration of various types of citruses—lemons, limes, tangerines, clementines, and more, as well as their foliage and blossoms.
Vintage Beekeeper Tea Towel
This 100% cotton tea towel reproduces a vintage illustration from The Beekeeper’s Guide to Pollinating Honey Plants. In addition to a bevy of pollinators, the image depicts an antique bee skep, orange blossom, calendula, foxglove, dandelion, clover, marigold, and lavender. 19" x 34"
Renaissance Manuscript Silk Chiffon Scarf
Blossoms cover the central area of the scarf; on each end is a wide border of flowers, buds, leaves, and berries, in saturated shades of blue, pink, and green.
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.
Animals of the World 100-Piece Puzzle
This detailed puzzle for ages five and up comes with a poster of the image to use as a guide while working the puzzle and an educational booklet to use as a “seek and find” tool to learn about each animal. For ages 5 and up.
This strategy game for ages six and up was developed by a beekeeper at the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. The object of the game is to buzz bees to flowers to collect pollen and then back to the hive to make honey for the colony.
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.
The World of Frankenstein: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Immerse yourself in key scenes in this classic book while working the puzzle, a fun way to introduce the story to children or refresh a reader’s familiarity. Each piece has enough visual interest to capture the imagination and makes the puzzle both challenging and richly rewarding; poster included.
The World of Agatha Christie: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Follow trails of murder and mystery as you travel down the Nile and on the Orient Express on the heels of Poirot, Miss Marple, and others. As you build the puzzle, spot famous characters, crime-solving clues, and historical locations, as well as Christie and her real-life inspiration.
The Story of Impressionism: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Piece together this beautifully detailed puzzle to create the Paris of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist painters and along the way discover the people and places that helped create a new way to see the world.
Color Magic Bath Book and Bath Shapes
Black and white illustrations of bugs magically turn bright and colorful the minute this bath book touches water. We’ve paired the book with 20 soft, stickable foam shapes of insects that adhere to tub and tile when wet. A mesh storage bag with suction cups is included.
Edward Gorey: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Thoughtfully conceived and engagingly intricate, the puzzle features the image “Untitled” (1965) by the incomparable Edward Gorey, creator of the animated opening sequence of the PBS television series Mystery!
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.