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.
Top spiral bound 4" x 8" pad with stiff back cover. Available in 5 cover colors.
Clip Art: 20 Historical Paper Clips
Ten designs based on those found in patent records from 1897 to 1910; a lively mini-history is included. A collaboration between Princeton Architectural Press and an esteemed London stationer.
Scribe Rollerball Pen
An exceptionally fine writing instrument, recently featured in the Financial Times; made in France of proprietary resins from a renewable resource.
The Addams Family Reading Notecards
The Total Collapse of the Dollar (Gomez), A Return to Morality (Uncle Fester), Foodless Recipes Phase IV (Morticia), Guillotine Knitting Book (Grandma), The Orthopedic Guide to Football (Lurch), The Comfort of Sex (Wednesday), Bug Ging Every Body (Pugsley)
The Night Sky Postcards
This handsome foil-stamped box holds fifty postcards, each with a single sublime image: pages from Galileo's sketchbooks, Chinese star maps, artist interpretations of the universe, and rarely seen images from the NASA archives.
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.”
Black Women of History Pencils
Quotes by Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, Sojourner Truth, Ruby Bridges, Shirley Chisholm, Fannie Lou Hamer
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.
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.
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.
Lighted Rimless Magnifier
2x-power magnifier has a 3-1/2" lens, is lightweight and comfortable to hold with ergonomic handle and textured grips. LED lasts 100,000 hours.
Solar System Paperweight
This glass paperweight combines style and functionality as a beautiful accent piece for any home or office.
Walt Whitman Earrings
"Resist much. Obey little." The poet's rallying cry for individual and collective liberty, from 1860 edition of "Leaves of Grass."
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.
Rainbow Fountain Pens for Every Day
Color coding is an old-school method, and a proven way to increase productivity. Use color to organize and prioritize a To Do list, or to make any writing project more fun.
Our Favorite Basic Book Light
Harness the environmental and economic advantages of a rechargeable light. With no need to buy new batteries, you're saving money and putting less hazardous waste into landfills.
Edward Gorey Raining Cats and Dogs Umbrella
Gorey's whimsical drawings of cats and dogs have been painstakingly digitally rebuilt on this sturdy auto-open umbrella.
Bandit Love Postcard Book
Romance Book Jackets from the 1920's and 30's, including A Passionate Rebel, The Woman Who Commanded 500,000,000 Men, Heart Specialist, Men Are Such Fools, and others. Twenty detachable postcards.
Among Friends Postcard Book
The Impressionists' Paintings of Each Other. Images depicting private moments in the impressionist's homes and gardens, and include Renoir's tender rendering of Monet at his garden easel, Bazille's amusing portrait of the bedridden Monet, Degas's of Mary Cassatt at the Louvre, and Manet's striking portrayals of Berthe Morisot. Twenty detachable postcards.
Monet at Home Postcard Book
Claude Monet's Paintings of His Family. Set against the sumptuous gardens and charming interiors of the houses in which he lived, these are affectionate and informal portraits of his family. Twenty detachable postcards.
Edward Gorey Sterling Cat Reading a Book Pin
This sterling silver pin is adapted from a drawing by Edward Gorey that is part of a series of renderings of fanciful cats engaged in unusual activities.
Precious Metals Fountain Pens for Everyday
Chic, affordable, and—most important for a tool to be used every day—beautifully engineered: comfortable to hold, lightweight yet anything but plastic-y, with a nib that glides across the page.
Edward Gorey “Life is Sweet” Sterling Silver Pin
Engraved on the back: “Books. Cats. Life is sweet.”
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).
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.