Black Women of History Pencils
Quotes by Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, Sojourner Truth, Ruby Bridges, Shirley Chisholm, Fannie Lou Hamer
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.
Gertrude Stein as a Child Holiday Cards
Like all of the wildly imaginative art of Edward Gorey, this drawing, entitled “Gertrude Stein as a child decorates a dog for Christmas,” seems more truthful than reality.
Charles Dickens Characters Mug
Heirloom quality bone china mugs decorated with wonderfully detailed humorous illustrations depicting more than 50 central characters from 16 of Dickens’s major works.
Resist much. Obey little. Adult size T-shirt
Unisex. Various sizes. "Resist much. Obey little" -Walt Whitman's rallying cry for individual and collective liberty, from 1860 edition of "Leaves of Grass."
The Addams Family Snowmen Holiday Cards
This is the illustration that Charles Addams drew for the book jacket of his 1976 book of cartoons, Favorite Haunts.
Literary Holiday Crackers
adult and children options
Little Things Toddler Tee
“It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.” —Arthur Conan Doyle.
The Company They Kept
Writers on Unforgettable Friendships from the pages of The New York Review of Books. "...extraordinarily striking, moving and delicious collection..." -Financial Times
Shakespeare Cocktail Napkins
"Good company, good wine, good welcome can make good people" and three other quotes; 100 paper napkins; 25 each of four designs.
"Words are the voice of the heart." —Confucius. Quotations from Sarah Orne Jewett, Charles Baudelaire, Confucius, Thomas Mann, and Mark Twain, offering advice and insights to inspire writers.
Collective Noun Animals Tea Towel #2
A hum of bumblebees, a piddle of puppies, a pounce of cats, a drift of sheep, and more, on a hand-screened unbleached cotton tea towel featuring 15 wonderfully evocative nouns, illustrated.
Edward Gorey Dancing Cats 300-piece Puzzle
These felines—knitting, skating, balancing, and juggling their way through Edward Gorey's 'Dancing Cats and Neglected Murderesses'—are classic examples of his anthropomorphic animals and Edwardian eccentrics.
Shakespeare Quotes Bibs
For the commanding personality in the high chair: a pair of bibs, in royal purple and royal blue, each with a quote from Shakespeare: ‘Go, make ready breakfast’ and ‘Fetch my supper in’.
The Company They Kept, Volume Two
Writers on Unforgettable Friendships edited by Robert B. Silvers
Olivetti Pattern Notecards
The Olivetti typewriter is an icon, both as design object and as the favorite writing tool of authors such as John Cheever, Leonard Cohen, and Francis Ford Coppola. This notecard set features four distinctive patterns made on the Olivetti Lettera 32.
Cocktail Napkins for Readers
100 paper napkins; 25 each of four quotes on the pleasures of reading by Stendhal, Samuel Johnson, Louisa May Alcott, and Erasmus.
Collective Noun Wrapping Paper
A Mischief of Mice, A Piddle of Puppies, A Kindle of Kittens, A Peep of Chickens and more
Resist much. Obey little. Kids T-shirt
Walt Whitman's rallying cry for individual and collective liberty, from 1860 edition of "Leaves of Grass." Four sizes; all cotton.
Ex Libris Journal
This lightly lined clothbound journal features sixty full-color vintage bookplates, including those of luminaries such as Albert Einstein, Sigmund Freud, Greta Garbo, Bing Crosby, Harry Houdini, Jacqueline Onassis, Edith Wharton, Robert Frost, and John Fowles.
Wild and Free T-shirt
"All good things are wild and free." -Henry David Thoreau. From one of the most famous Trancendentalist essays, "Walking."