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Walt Whitman Gold Happiness Bracelet
"Happiness...not in another place but this place, not for another hour but this hour"
Book of Hours Silk Chiffon Scarf
The sumptuous imagery is based on illustrations found in copies of the medieval manuscripts; the motifs are printed in the opulent colors used in those works.
Bodleian Library Silk Chiffon Scarf
This charming silk chiffon scarf features an artful montage of Victorian and Edwardian girls’ books with enchanting period titles, collated by the Bodleian Library, Oxford.
The World of Jane Austen: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
You’ll find 60 characters and great houses from the novels of Jane Austen, set against the landscapes in which they are featured.
The World of Shakespeare: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Shakespeare’s seventeenth-century world is illustrated in absorbing detail in this puzzle depicting the London of his day as 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' is being rehearsed at the Globe.
Each hourglass is made of glass and is packaged in a box ready to give as a gift. Available in Blue, Turquoise Blue, Green or Amber.
This handsome aluminum 6-in-1 pen includes a ruler, level, stylus, flat head and Phillips head screwdrivers, presented in a handsome, retro-vibe gift box.
Woody Guthrie’s New Years Rulin’s Greeting Cards
Woody Guthrie wrote these heartfelt and playful resolutions on New Year’s Day, 1943. From "Don’t Get Lonesome,” "Dream Good,” and "Love Everybody” to "Have Company but Don’t Waste Time," and "Wake Up and Fight," the 33 resolutions on these all-occasion cards will delight and inspire in any season.
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 #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.
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.
Renaissance Manuscript Silk Chiffon Scarf
Blossoms cover the central area of the scarf; on each end is a wide border of flowers, buds, leaves, and berries, in saturated shades of blue, pink, and green.
Canterbury Cathedral Silk Chiffon Scarf
The flower motifs on this beautiful scarf are taken from 14th-century medieval French Lady's Book of Hours, housed in the Canterbury Cathedral Library. The colors are bright and clear but because the scarf is chiffon, have a certain transparency.
Sentence Diagrams of Great Literary Openers
“I really do not know that anything has ever been more exciting than diagramming sentences.” —Gertrude Stein. Set of 24 postcards each featuring an opening line from famous works of adult and children’s fiction–diagrammed according to the old-school Reed-Kellogg system.
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).
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.
Original 1951 Notebook
Legend has it that this is the model notebook used by Julia Child to record her recipes when she was a student at the Cordon Bleu. (It made a cameo appearance in Nora Ephron's 2009 movie, “Julie & Julia.”)
“Those who love each other” Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet
"Those who love each other shall become invincible." —W. Whitman
The World of James Joyce: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
This detailed illustration of Joyce's Dublin is packed with real people and fictional characters to seek and find.
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.
Greek Gods and Goddesses Mug
These heirloom quality bone china mugs are decorated with twelve Greek gods and goddesses, along with their Roman names in italics and their areas of dominion. The Olympians are drawn in witty detail and are each depicted with their symbolic signifiers, including an owl, cornucopia, trident, harp, quiver, and more.
Scribe Rollerball Pen
An exceptionally fine writing instrument, recently featured in the Financial Times; made in France of proprietary resins from a renewable resource. Comes in 4 different colors.
Decoder Jigsaw Puzzle with Eyeglasses Masks
This is a delightful 100-piece puzzle for ages 4+ that comes with a fun payoff: once it is completed, the puzzle workers don the special animal masks to discover hidden objects printed on the puzzle that are invisible to the naked eye.
Classic Laid Note Card Presentation Box
50 classic 4" x 6” plain-edged pale blue note cards, with 50 matching envelopes lined with white tissue. The cards have a laid finish. The surface has the appearance of fine lines running the length of the paper.
Virginia Woolf’s Notebooks
Choose Vol. 3 or Vol. 4 or both. The patterns on these hardcover notebooks are reproductions of two of the seven Virginia Woolf notebooks in which she drafted the 1931 novel The Waves, considered among her best and most experimental works.
Eudora Welty Cuff Bracelet
“All serious daring starts from within.” For anyone interested in writing, reading, and creativity, Eudora Welty’s autobiographical One Writer’s Beginnings is an iconic work. This sterling silver cuff is engraved with the memoir's most famous line.
Shakespeare’s Britain: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
The beautiful image on this 1,000-piece puzzle, decorated with symbols and icons of towns and abbeys, castles, battlefields, forests, and heaths, is a pictorial map of Britain as it was in 1583, with the geographical settings of Shakespeare’s history plays labeled.
The World of Sherlock Holmes: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Immerse yourself in the world of Sherlock Holmes in this detailed jigsaw puzzle depicting the London of his day.
Nineteenth Amendment All-Occasion Cards
Eight notecards feature images honoring influential leaders and commemorating pivotal events of the suffragist movement (Ratification, Equal Pay Equal Work, Failure is Impossible, Women’s Suffrage Centennial, Susan B. Anthony Votes, Liberty, Men’s League, New World Order).
Booklover's Holiday Cards
Wish “Season’s Greetings” with this holiday card showcasing an historic poster created for a WPA Library Project, circa 1936-40. The words and image express the happiest of thoughts: A Year of Good Reading Ahead. Ten cards and envelopes. Blank inside.
The Art of Instruction: 100 Postcards of Vintage Educational Charts
Used throughout Europe in the mid-19th and 20th centuries, these illustrations inspired students to appreciate the wonders of nature, science, and the world around them.
Prohibition and Repeal Amendments Rocks Glasses
Raise a toast to the historical path to legal drinking with these 11 oz. rocks glasses, one printed with the 18th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution, which prohibited the manufacture, sale, and transportation of intoxicating liquors, and the other printed with the 21st Amendment, which repealed Prohibition.