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.
Voltaire: Book of Fate Journal
The design of this beautifully made hardcover journal is based on an antique binding of Voltaire’s "Zadig," or "The Book of Fate," crafted in 1893 in Paris by Chamerot et Renouard; the original is now in the Rare Book and Special Collections archive at the Princeton University Library.
The World of James Joyce: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Travel back to 16 June 1904 and join Stephen Dedalus and Buck Mulligan on their odyssey through 'dear dirty Dublin', Blazes Boylan jingling along in his carriage, Molly Bloom in her chamber and a host of other iconic Dubliners.
Voltaire Guest Book
Traditionally guest books have been used to record the name, and sometimes a comment, of an attendee at a special occasion. This is a handsome all-occasion volume in which to document lasting memories. The cover imprinted with gold, copper, and silver inks is based on an antique binding.
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”. Each bracelet is individually made by a local New York area artist. Each letter is stamped, then the silver is oxidized, sanded, and polished for a minimal yet handmade look.
Baby Lit Little Naturalists
Introduce young ones to four legendary naturalists with these cheerful, colorful, and humorous board books that tell the stories of Jane Goodall, Beatrix Potter, Rachel Carson, and Wangari Maathai. Each volume is brightly illustrated and accompanied by clever, simple text and are part of the wildly popular Baby Lit series.
The Shakespeare Game
The winner of the 2022 Independent Toy Awards Board Game Category, The Shakespeare Game is a labor of love and scholarship. The illustrations, text, game design have been carefully researched and the consultants have impeccable credentials.
The World of Agatha Christie: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Follow trails of murder and mystery as you travel down the Nile and on the Orient Express on the heels of Poirot, Miss Marple, and others. As you build the puzzle, spot famous characters, crime-solving clues, and historical locations, as well as Christie and her real-life inspiration.
Jane Austen Playing Cards
This deck can be used the same way as traditional playing cards… but if you’re game, the accompanying booklet provides instructions for five Regency-era card games featured in Austen’s novels. Hearts are Heroines and Heroes; spades are Fools and Bores; diamonds are Friends and Relations; clubs are Rogues and Mischief-makers.
Gertrude Stein “Let Me Listen” Gold Necklace
The two thinly sliced, interlocked circles of this 14K gold vermeil necklace are stamped with “Let me listen to me and not to them,” from Gertrude Stein’s 1932 “Stanzas in MeditationThey hang from an 18-inch-long chain of oval links.
The Company They Kept
Writers on Unforgettable Friendships from the pages of The New York Review of Books. "...extraordinarily striking, moving and delicious collection..." - The Financial Times
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.
“Those who love each other” Gold Bracelet
"Those who love each other shall become invincible." Whitman’s words have been hand-cast on a 14K gold vermeil bangle using the ancient art of lost wax casting. The designer works from a solar-powered studio in Southern California.
Percy Bysshe Shelley's Poetry in Bloom Journal
The design reproduced on the cover of this beautifully made journal is from an antique cover for "The Sensitive Plant and Early Poems". The binding was originally crafted in 1910 in London, by Riviere and Son, bookbinders to the Royal Family.
Romantic Poets All-Occasion Cards
British artist Amanda White has produced a series of notecards featuring her cut paper collages of historic houses of writers and poets. Eight different cards featuring various poets are included in this pack.
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.
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.
The Company They Kept, Volume Two
Twenty-seven memoirs of personal and intellectual relationships among writers and artists from the pages of The New York Review of Books, including pieces by Elizabeth Hardwick, Philip Roth, Isaiah Berlin, Bruce Chitin, and more.
Virginia Woolf’s Notebooks
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.
Edward Gorey Dancing Cats: 300-Piece Puzzle
Originally appearing in Edward Gorey's book "Dancing Cats and Neglected Murderesses", these felines—knitting, skating, balancing, and juggling—are classic examples of the artist's quirky narratives that keep his devotees in gleeful anticipation of decorous mayhem.
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!
Baby Lit Classics
This classics collection includes four of our favorites from the wildly popular Baby Lit series: Moby Dick, An Ocean Primer (nautical and weather words); The Odyssey, A Monster Primer (characters from the epic); Alice in Wonderland, A Colors Primer (colors); and Jungle Book, An Animals Primer (names of animals)
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.
Shakespeare Sonnet 116 Möbius Bracelet
Several lines from Shakespeare’s Sonnet 116 ("Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments..."), one of his best-known, are engraved on this sterling silver möbius bracelet.
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.
“Those who love each other” Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet
"Those who love each other shall become invincible." As befitting the personal nature of the sentiment, Walt Whitman’s line has been stamped inside this cuff, a private message to a beloved recipient.
Edward Gorey Sterling Heart Cat Pin
This gently romantic sterling silver pin is a perfect gift for Valentine’s Day or an anniversary, or any occasion when one wants to express affection... or something stronger. Based on a series of drawings by 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!
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.
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.
Baby Lit Shakespeare
Introduce Shakespeare to your favorite young one with these cheerful, colorful, and humorous board books, two favorites from the witty and whimsical Baby Lit series: A Midsummer Night’s Dream: A Fairies Primer and Romeo & Juliet: A Counting Primer.