Quill and Inkwell Correspondence Cards
Eight engraved cards and envelopes of the highest quality with an exquisitely engraved quill and inkwell in metallic gold and navy; lined envelopes.
Jane Austen Replica Ring
Only three pieces of jewelry are known to have belonged to Austen; this is a replica modeled on one of those rare artifacts, her ring, a gold band set with an oval turquoise-colored stone.
Shakespeare's Flowers Playing Cards
Each card has an illustration of a flower, herb, or tree from a work of Shakespeare, the plant’s common and Latin name, and a companion quote.
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).
Medieval Manuscript Silk Chiffon Scarf
Based on motifs found in a circa-1500 book of hours in the collection of The Fitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge.
Edward Gorey “Life is Sweet” Sterling Silver Pin
Engraved on the back: “Books. Cats. Life is sweet.”
Walt Whitman Happiness Quote Cuff
"Happiness...not in another place but this place, not for another hour but this hour." — Leaves of Grass, “A Song for Occupations”
Classic Books Rocks Glasses
Four 11 oz. rocks glasses showcase the original first edition cover and a line from four classics of world literature: A Tale of Two Cities, Moby Dick, Frankenstein, and Ulysses.
Edward Gorey Cat on a Moon Necklace
The image of this irresistible cat perched on a crescent moon is adapted from a series of Edward Gorey's unpublished drawings of cats engaged in improbable activities.
Shakespeare’s Flowers Silk Scarf
Colorful design includes wildflowers and herbs from "A Midsummer Night's Dream, " as well as the beautiful line that names them: “I know a bank where the wild thyme blows..."
Jane Austen Silk Scarf
This pure silk crepe de chine scarf features the oak leaf motif which decorated a silk pelisse (a type of coat-dress or over-garment) worn by Jane Austen in 1814.
Medieval Alphabet Tie
Detailed illustrations of initial letters from early manuscripts in the collection of the Fitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge.
Collective Noun Animals Tea Towel
A prickle of hedgehogs, a parliament of owls, a circus of otters, and more on a hand-screened tea towel featuring 15 wonderfully evocative collective nouns, illustrated.
Collective Noun Birds Tea Towel
A chime of wrens, a bouquet of pheasants, a charm of goldfinches, and more on a hand-screened tea towel featuring 15 wonderfully evocative collective nouns, illustrated.
Midsummer Toddler Tee
"And though she be but little, she is fierce!" 6-12 mo onesie, 12-18 mo tee, 18-24 mo tee and 2T tee
Sentence Diagrams of Great Literary Openers
“I really do not know that anything has ever been more exciting than diagramming sentences.” —Gertrude Stein. 24 detachable postcards, bound in a mini hardcover book.
Banned Books Matches
Featured titles are: Slaughterhouse-Five, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Black Beauty, Fahrenheit 451, and Song of Solomon.
Classic Kaweco Sport Fountain Pen
“...I love its precision, its modesty, its clarity and its minimal fuss. This is the cheaper, more practical version of a Mercedes.”
We’re All Mad Here Necklace
From Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Card Catalog Notecards
The front of each card is a reproduction of an original from the Library of Congress, featuring a work of literature.
Roman Numeral Birthday Candles
Friends, Romans, celebrants, lend me your ears. Slow the chariot down and start counting the Roman way! Nine silver-trimmed candles per set (good for ages 1 to 89).
This bathtub bard is equally at home in a swimming pool, and a charming addition to a desk or bookshelf. “To quack or not to quack?” is his existential question.
Old School Lap Desk
Perfect for writing and drawing as well as for working on laptop computers, this lap desk is made of handsome hardwood and rests comfortably on the user’s lap