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.”
Booklover's Cocktail Napkins
Designed with book clubs in mind, but also the perfect gift for any bibliophile, teacher, or librarian. Packaged with 25 or 100 or 250 napkins.
Endpaper Wrapping Paper
Traditional Italian endpaper design. Imported from Italy.
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.
Giglio All-Occasion Wrapping Paper
Traditional Florentine lily pattern, printed on cream paper, inspired by Renaissance motifs. With metallic gold ink accents.
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 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 Gift Wrap
Gorey's illustrations of children at play decorate this whimsical wrapping paper; the reverse side includes printed grid lines for easy cutting.
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.
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.
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 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’.
Collective Noun Wrapping Paper
A Mischief of Mice, A Piddle of Puppies, A Kindle of Kittens, A Peep of Chickens and more