Time Spent Reading Is Never Wasted Mug
Heirloom quality bone china mug decorated with Quentin Blake’s storytelling dragon reading to children, with the reminder: “Time spent reading is never wasted.”
Prohibition and Repeal Amendments Rocks Glasses
Pair of 11 oz. rocks glasses, a witty and sobering reminder of the historical path to legal drinking in the United States.
Shakespeare Memory Game
Each of the 24 pairs of cards in this classic memory game features Shakespeare quotations.
Edward Gorey’s Escape from the Evil Garden Board Game
A board game for fans of slightly dark humor, based on the book The Evil Garden, an Edward Gorey classic.
Edward Gorey 1,000-Piece Jigsaw 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!
Brontë Characters Mug
These heirloom quality bone china mugs are decorated with humorous illustrations depicting characters from Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë’s literary classics.
James Joyce Memory Game
Each of the 24 pairs of cards in this classic memory game features James Joyce quotations from Ulysses, Finnegans Wake, Dubliners and other Joyce masterworks.
Matilda Pillow Cover
Roald Dahl’s glorious heroine, surrounded by the precious books through which “She travelled all over the world while sitting in her little room in an English village.”
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.
Story Map of Ireland 500-Piece Puzzle
This delightfully detailed pictorial map of Ireland was part of a series of “story maps” produced by Colortext Publications in the 1930s and 1940s.
Edward Gorey 1,000-Piece Book Covers Puzzle
Before his books drew a dedicated following, Edward Gorey designed book covers in the crowded single room of Doubleday Anchor’s art department. The stunning images of many of Gorey's book covers are featured here.
Vintage Typewriter 750-Piece Shaped Puzzle
Unique die-cut puzzle features a Remington Portable #2, manufactured from December 1928 through June 1938.
Shakespeare Characters Mug
These heirloom quality bone china mugs are decorated with humorous illustrations depicting more than 40 of the central characters from 14 of Shakespeare’s major plays.
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.