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”
Brontë Sisters Holiday Cards
Eight cards: four each of two different views of Haworth in Yorkshire- the home of the Brontë sisters.
Charles Dickens Holiday Card
Number 48 Doughty Street in Holborn was the home of Charles Dickens from 1837 to 1839, productive and youthful years which saw him write Oliver Twist and Nicholas Nickleby as well as completing the Pickwick Papers and beginning Barnaby Rudge. Here he is, later in life, returning for a sentimental Christmas visit, recalling past times, during one of his perambulations of the city.
Beatrix Potter All-Occasion Cards
Eight cards (two each of four designs) by British artist, Amanda White. Three cards depict Beatrix Potter's home, Hill Top, in various seasons. Other card shows Mrs. Heelis with her Herdwicks.
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
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, first published in 1747. The binding was crafted in 1893 in Paris by Chamerot et Renouard; today the original can be found in the Rare Book and Special Collections archive at the Princeton University Library.
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.
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.
Marcel Proust: In Search of Lost Time Journal
The front of this beautifully made hardcover journal is imprinted with a facsimile of a page, showing copious notes in the margins, from one of the notebooks in which Marcel Proust wrote In Search of Lost Time.
Percy Bysshe Shelley's Poetry in Bloom Journal
The design reproduced on the cover of this beautifully made journal is from an antique book cover for The Sensitive Plant and Early Poems by Percy Bysshe Shelley. 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.
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.”
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.
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.
Virginia Woolf’s Notebooks
Choose Vol. 3 or Vol. 4 or both. 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
These felines—knitting, skating, balancing, and juggling their way through Edward Gorey's book "Dancing Cats and Neglected Murderesses"—are classic examples of his anthropomorphic animals and Edwardian eccentrics.
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.
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." —W. Whitman
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!
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.
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.
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
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.