Camera Pencil Sharpener
Put the pencil in the top "lens"; turn the handle on the back to sharpen.
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.
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.
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.
Katherine Mansfield Pillow Cover
Before you sleep, read something that is exquisite and worth remembering. —Erasmus
Classic French Notebooks
Walk into any stationery shop in France and you’ll see an extensive array of these beloved notebooks. We consider this version the most versatile size and binding.
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.
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.
Vintage Typewriter 750-Piece Shaped Puzzle
Unique die-cut puzzle features a Remington Portable #2, manufactured from December 1928 through June 1938.
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.
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.
Bandit Love Notecards
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. 20 notecard sets.
FAF Desk Pad
Manufactured in Paris in a workshop built by Eiffel, a desk pad with everything one would expect of an item with such an estimable pedigree: a unique vintage look, solid construction, and high functionality.
Handsome Index Notes and Envelopes
The index card—elevated—is a handsome yet casual twist on the classic correspondence card.
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.”)
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.”
Old School Lap Desk
Perfect for writing and drawing as well as for working on laptop computers, this lap desk is made of handsome hardwood and rests comfortably on the user’s lap
Original 1951 Notebooks - Pocket Size
A mini version of the classic notebook first made in that year by its renowned French manufacturer.
Card Catalog Notecards
The front of each card is a reproduction of an original from the Library of Congress, featuring a work of literature.
The End Bookend
A clever bookend to lend lend dramatic structure to a bookshelf. precision-cut, powder-coated steel.
James Joyce Memory Game
Each of the 24 pairs of cards in this classic memory game features James Joyce quotations from Ulysses, Finnegans Wake, Dubliners and other Joyce masterworks.
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.
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.
Jane Austen Silk Scarf
This pure silk crepe de chine scarf features the oak leaf motif which decorated a silk pelisse (a type of coat-dress or over-garment) worn by Jane Austen in 1814.
Rainbow Fountain Pens for Everyday
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.