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.
Walt Whitman Happiness Quote Cuff
"Happiness...not in another place but this place, not for another hour but this hour." — Leaves of Grass, “A Song for Occupations”
Edward Gorey Sterling Heart Cat Pin
This sterling silver pin is based on a series of drawings by artist and writer Edward Gorey, creator of more than 100 works—from a wealth of darkly hilarious books to the animated opening sequence of the PBS television series Mystery!
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.
Vibe Fountain Pen
The barrel and click-on cap of the Vibe are slimmer than a typical fountain pen; it is surprisingly light and balanced in the hand. The white matte finish on brass lends a classic yet modern appeal.
The Shakespeare Sock Collection
Designed and produced under license from The Shakespeare’s Globe Trust, these luxurious socks suitable for both men and women, in sizes to fit both. Choose among Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, and Caesar.
Edward Gorey: 1,000-Piece 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!
The Shakespeare Collection Socks Gift Boxes
Each Shakespeare Collection gift box—designed and produced under license from The Shakespeare’s Globe Trust—includes three luxurious pairs of socks suitable for both men and women, in sizes to fit both. “Playful yet classy socks. A fun spin on a classic.”—The Scotsman
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.
Leo Lionni Animal Alphabet: 24-Piece Puzzle
This puzzle features some of the most endearing characters created by Leo Lionni; Swimmy, Frederick, Alexander, and more make the alphabet fun and accessible for ages 3+.
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.
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.
Gutenberg Bible Journal
The cover of this journal reproduces an illuminated page created by German artist Gisela Maschmann, who has modeled her miniature painting on a volume of Johannes Gutenberg’s ecclesiastic masterwork, housed in the Berlin State Library.
Something for Christmas
In Palmer Brown's beloved story of a little mouse’s search for a very special gift for a very special person, nothing seems just right until the little mouse realizes that the best present of all is already at hand. Ages 3-8.
Light Gathering Magnifier
This superbly crafted acrylic 4x magnifier intensifies the light passing through it, making the magnified subject nearly four times brighter without bulbs or batteries.
New York City Almanac and Planner, 2023
A day-by-day guide to the coming year in NYC: cultural events, holidays, historical anniversaries, weather predictions, the night sky. Each week gets its own page, with enough space to record your own appointments.
Uncle George Holiday Greeting Cards by Glen Baxter
"In order to escape the insidious commercial excesses of Christmas, Uncle George opts for a quiet weekend away from it all."
Emily Dickinson Holiday Card
The Homestead was the home of Emily Dickinson. A keen gardener and nature lover, Emily’s fondness for taking solitary walks in the surrounding landscape prompted her father to present her with an enormous Newfoundland dog, Carlo, whom she fondly described as her “shaggy ally.”
Jane Austen Holiday Card
The Hampshire village of Steventon is best known as the birthplace of the novelist Jane Austen. Jane and her sister Cassandra braving the inclement weather on the way to the church service, watched over by Christmas angels. Eight 5" x 7" cards.
Opera Wrapping Paper
Detailed pictures of musical instruments, notations, scores, and the names of operas decorate this wrapping paper. Muted colors are overprinted with gold metallic accents. Some listed operas are: Aida, Madama Butterfly, Rigoletto, Turandot, Carmen, and more.
Mr. Darcy Quotation Pencils
This set of six #2 pencils feature quotations from Mr. Darcy of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. The natural lacquered wood and understated black eraser, ferrule and type complete a classic look worthy of this perennial favorite.
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.
County Library: We Want One Paperweight
Rectangular paperweight with a black and white photo of a bookmobile from 1928.
Rhodia Treasure Box
For the list maker, the stationery lover, the neatnik: a box cleverly designed to look like one of the orange notepads so beloved by Europeans, filled with four essential pads.
James Joyce Holiday Cards
“His soul swooned slowly as he heard the snow falling faintly through the universe.” The quote on these holiday/all-occasion cards is from Joyce’s story “The Dead,” in Dubliners, and is printed in Ireland on acid-free stock, 100% recycled, FSC certified and carbon neutral.
Edward Gorey Holiday Card Assortment
‘Tis the season to be Gorey… This is Edward St. John Gorey at his festive best. Join him to sip the flaming punch, sample a cookie, dispose of the fruitcake, and decorate the fireplace. 20 assorted cards and envelopes.
Edward Gorey Fruitcake Holiday Cards
Edward Gorey shares his recommendation for what to do with the gift of a fruitcake in this Goreyesque illustration that reflects his twinkling wit and keen eye.
Charles Addams Brownstone Snowman Holiday Cards
Cartoonist Charles Addams (American, 1912–1988), of Addams Family fame, was inspired by the quirks of his fellow New Yorkers and the singular nature of their city—itself one of Addams’ characters.
Vintage Bookspines Christmas Cards
These die-cut, tri-fold cards feature a photographic image of a bookshelf in the Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford, filled with classic Christmas books, chosen for their striking and appealing design, illustration, and typography.
Young Booklover’s Holiday Advent Calendar
This non-religious version of the traditional Advent calendar was designed for The New York Public Library and features animals from children’s books through the years, by illustrators such as the d’Aulaires, Ludwig Bemelmans, Wanda Gag, Ruth Krauss, the Petershams, Dr. Seuss, and others.
Beatrix Potter Holiday Card
Winter was a favorite time of year for Miss Potter who loved to walk and sketch the snow-clad Lakeland mountains and valleys. British artist Amanda White has produced a series of notecards and holiday cards featuring her cut paper collages of historic houses of writers and poets.