Among Friends Notecards
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 notecard sets.
Twelve Subject Graph Notebook with Tabs
A one-stop organizational tool for multiple ongoing projects; multi-colored graph paper, twelve sections, with tabs.
Pure Cotton Correspondence Pad and Envelopes
Pad of 50 sheets of creamy white paper with soft wove finish and watermark; made without chemicals. 25 tissue-lined envelopes.
Florentine Correspondence Cards
Ten cards edged with a light deckle; the flaps of the envelopes are squared off. The presentation box is printed with an orange and gray pattern based on traditional Florentine decorative papers. Made in Italy.
Uncle Wiggily Board Game
First introduced in the 1940s, the Uncle Wiggily Game is fun for both children who can read and those just learning.
Shakespeare Signature Tie
A luxurious pure silk tie, fully lined and hand finished in England, features Shakespeare’s signature in dark blue on a cream background.
Olivetti Pattern Notecards
The Olivetti typewriter is an icon, both as design object and as the favorite writing tool of authors such as John Cheever, Leonard Cohen, and Francis Ford Coppola. This notecard set features four distinctive patterns made on the Olivetti Lettera 32.
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.
From computer monitors to whiteboards, we use the landscape format every day; this modern notebook uses all the advantages of that wide horizontal format. Its top spiral binding gives the journal a broad work surface, providing plenty of room for outlining, writing, editing, and notating.
Cocktail Napkins for Readers
100 paper napkins; 25 each of four quotes on the pleasures of reading by Stendhal, Samuel Johnson, Louisa May Alcott, and Erasmus.
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.
Literary Quotes Cocktail Napkins
One hundred paper napkins, 25 each of four quotes, on the martini [Noël Coward, Elaine Dundy], whiskey [William Faulkner], and Champagne [Winston Churchill].
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.”)
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 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.
Baby Lit Little Poets
These endearing books introduce little ones to the beauty of the words and sound of poetry, and will be appreciated by parents as well as to the children they are reading to.
Classic French Notebooks—Spiral Bound Size A4
Walk into any stationery shop in France and you’ll see an extensive array of these beloved notebooks.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Camera Pencil Sharpener
Put the pencil in the top "lens"; turn the handle on the back to sharpen.
Henry David Thoreau Cuff Bracelet
“go Confidently in the Direction of your Dreams—Live the Life you’ve Imagined”
Jane Austen Replica Ring
Only three pieces of jewelry are known to have belonged to Austen; this is a replica modeled on one of those rare artifacts, her ring, a gold band set with an oval turquoise-colored stone.
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.
Monk Strap Refillable Leather Journal
Made by hand in Italy in a family bindery that has been in business for generations, its unmatched quality is a superb example of Old World craftsmanship.
Mini-Pencils for Kids With "Instructions"
Each one of these small pencils is imprinted with a playful and practical suggestion to inspire a young person to…write: make a keep out sign, write a top secret note, draw a self-portrait, compose a thank you note, do a dot-to-dots, and even homework
New York City ABC Wrapping Paper
The hand-drawn illustrations on this wrapping paper celebrate people, places, things, and events that make New York City New York City.