Monograms Wrapping Paper
Calligraphic letters embellished with flora and botanicals in jewel tones on cream background with gold metallic accents decorate this luxurious all-occasion wrapping paper.
Kaweco Collector’s Sport Fountain Pen / Iridescent Pearl
This is the newest color in our line of exceptional Kaweco pens. The shimmering color recalls the optical effects of a pearl; the translucent material shines from bluish-green to pink. Kaweco pens epitomize two essential features of a fine writing instrument: classic good looks and a beautifully smooth “write.”
Sunprinting is based on the cyanotype process, which has been used by artists since its development in the 19th century.
Based on the classic—a spiral-bound 4" x 8" pad designed with a stiff back cover to facilitate writing while standing and walking, with an elastic band. Made of environmentally-friendly materials by a third-generation family business based in Baltimore.
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.
Cleaning up New York
A 26-year-old starving poet needs $60. What else to do but register with a temp agency as a house cleaner? The excitement never wanes as he is catapulted into the everyday yet unimaginable worlds behind closed (apartment) doors.
The World of the Brontës: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Inspired by the life and works of the Brontë family, you’ll find all your favorite characters, as well as some real-life historical figures who played a part in their lives, hidden in this detailed puzzle. Travel across the blustery Yorkshire moors and into the dark, gloomy schoolrooms and weathered stone buildings of nineteenth-century England; includes a poster identifying major characters.
The World of Virginia Woolf: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Piece together the world of Virginia Woolf and the Bloomsbury Group, finding a host of famous characters both real and fictional along the way. From the beaches of Cornwall to the streets of Bloomsbury and from Hogarth House to the colleges of Cambridge, spot Leonard Woolf, Clive and Vanessa Bell and Vita Sackville-West, along with Clarissa Dalloway, Orlando and the Ramsay family.
The World of Sherlock Holmes: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Enter into the world of Holmes in this detailed puzzle depicting the London of his day. Spot infamous villains, crime-solving clues, and historical figures.
Da Vinci Cats Wrapping Paper
This all-occasion wrapping paper reproduces a sheet of more than twenty drawings of cats and lions by Leonardo da Vinci. Two sheets, each measuring 19.5" x 27.5".
Monster is curious about making friends, finding a home, and exploring his city. This book collects six Monster stories—written by educators Ellen Blance and Ann Cook, who worked with children to write the books—brought to life by Quentin Blake's charming illustrations.
Need a House? Call Ms. Mouse!
With clever features, like a trapdoor for Mole or a telescope platform for Owl, and the ideal placement, like high in a pine for Squirrel or inside a pear for Caterpillar, Henrietta Mouse’s houses are both practical and beautiful—in short, ingenious!
Twelve Subject Graph Notebook with Tabs
A sophisticated variation on the iconic French composition books, this version has 12 tabbed sections, with four different colors of graph paper. It’s a one-stop organizational tool for people with multiple ongoing projects. Available in four colors.
This delightful anthology—described in Gyles Brandreth’s introduction as “a plum pudding stuffed with good things”—offers an array of writers, both old and new, who have expressed their thoughts about Christmas with joy, nostalgia, grumpiness, and wit. Devour in one sitting, or savor at your leisure through the long winter nights.
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.
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’s characters.
Banned Books Socks
These unisex cotton blend socks are “mismatched.” On one sock are printed the titles of 50 famous banned books and the other sock lists the same titles, only redacted with a black bar. Available in Small and Large size.
Little Prince Socks
Each sock features a design based on Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s beloved "The Little Prince." Available in two sizes.
Here Is New York
"Just to dip into this miraculous essay—to experience the wonderful lightness and momentum of its prose, its supremely casual air and surprisingly tight knit—is to find oneself going ahead and rereading it all. White's homage feels as fresh as fifty years ago."—John Updike
Dark Forces Holiday Greeting Cards by Glen Baxter
"It is December and already dark forces are gathering." These holiday cards are sure to enchant both confirmed Baxterians and those in dire need of an introduction.
Brontë Sisters Holiday Cards
Eight cards: four each of two different views of Haworth in Yorkshire- the home of the Brontë sisters. Made in England.
Color Magic Bath Book and Bath Shapes
Black and white illustrations of bugs magically turn bright and colorful the minute this bath book touches water. We’ve paired the book with 20 soft, stickable foam shapes of insects that adhere to tub and tile when wet. A mesh storage bag with suction cups is included.
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.
Madeline Tea Set
This deluxe Madeline Tea Set is decorated with scenes from the beloved book by Ludwig Bemelmans and includes a tray; teapot; four cups, saucers, plates, spoons, and napkins; and a tablecloth, packaged in a sweet little suitcase for tidy storage.
Christina Rossetti Christmas Cards
love came down at christmas, love all lovely, love divine; love was born at christmas: star and angels gave the sign. -christina rossetti
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.
Edward Gorey Sparkler Birthday Cards
Message on front of card: I hope that you are pleased to see this card that comes to you from me. Inside greeting: Happy Birthday!
Cluny Tapestry Silk Chiffon Scarf
The design of this scarf is based on imagery of the six Lady and Unicorn tapestries in the Musée de Cluny, Paris, thought to represent a meditation on earthly pleasures. The hems are hand rolled and sewn, not stitched; the scarf is large enough to wear as a light shawl.
Kaweco Retro Rollerball Pen
The Retro is available in 5 different colors and packaged in a metal tin. It has a stylish gold-colored metal clip and a screw-on cap. The body is comfortable to hold.
Walt Whitman Cuff Bracelet
“now voyager sail thou forth to seek and find,” from Walt Whitman’s "The Untold Want," is engraved on the outside of this lovely polished sterling silver cuff bracelet. Inside is the author's name with a picture of a sailing ship.
Edward Gorey “Life is Sweet” Sterling Silver Pin
The pin is engraved on the back with one of Gorey’s most quoted pronouncements: “Books. Cats. Life is sweet.” Gorey (American, 1925–2000) was an artist, writer, and book designer as well as the creator of the animated opening sequence of the PBS series Mystery!
Natural History Writing Paper Pad and Envelopes
In the nineteenth century, illustrations of flora and fauna inspired viewers to appreciate the wonders of nature, science, and the world around them. The verso side of these writing sheets feature a white admiral butterfly and honeysuckle, a charming assortment of snail shells, a fringed water lily (also called a yellow floating heart), and a fantastical seaweed.