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.
Shakespeare Quotation Pencils
This set of six #2 pencils feature quotations from five Shakespearian plays: Hamlet, Much Ado About Nothing, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, As You Like It and The Merchant of Venice. The hexagonal shape is roll resistant. The pencils have been hand stamped for a unique look.
David Levine Author Mug
Caricatures by world-renowned artist David Levine enriched and enlivened the pages of The New York Review of Books for almost five decades. Thirty-three of Levine’s most arresting and iconic caricatures of authors decorate this heirloom quality bone china mug, including the artist’s self-portrait.
Shakespeare Love Silk Chiffon Scarf
The design incorporates favorite love quotations from Shakespeare, along with stylized illustrations of flowers mentioned in his works (wildflowers, the Tudor rose, sprigs of berries, and bees).
Greek Gods and Goddesses Mug
These heirloom quality bone china mugs are decorated with 12 Greek gods and goddesses, along with their Roman names and areas of dominion. The Olympians are drawn in witty detail and are each depicted with their symbolic signifiers, including an owl, cornucopia, trident, harp, quiver, and more.
Walt Whitman Gold Happiness Bracelet
"Happiness...not in another place but this place, not for another hour but this hour." Walt Whitman Whitman’s beautiful line from LEAVES OF GRASS has been hand-cast on a 14K gold vermeil bangle. Each design is sculpted out of clay, and the clay model is then cast in reclaimed metals using the ancient art of lost wax casting.
Canterbury Tales Mug
These heirloom quality bone china mugs are decorated with characters from some of The Canterbury Tales' best-loved stories. The central characters are drawn in witty detail on the mug and are each depicted with significant details, from a chanticleer and fox to a tub and hay wagon.
Whitman Square Inch Bracelet
"Some people are so much sunlight to the square inch.” Walt Whitman’s beautiful line has been hand-cast on a 14K gold vermeil bangle. Each design is sculpted out of clay, and the clay model is then cast in reclaimed metals using the ancient art of lost wax casting.
Baby Lit Little Poets
A set of four endearing board books introduce little ones to the beauty of the words and sound of the poetry of Emily Dickinson, Shakespeare, Robert Frost, and Walt Whitman, and will be appreciated by parents as well as children.
Shakespeare Playing Cards
The deck features 54 Shakespearian characters, arranged in four suits: hearts = lovers; clubs = fools; diamonds = heroes and heroines; and spades = villains, with Romeo and Juliet the King and Queen of Hearts, Ariel the Joker, and more.
Walt Whitman Earrings
"Resist much. Obey little." The poet's rallying cry for individual and collective liberty, from the 1860 edition of "Leaves of Grass" are stamped on these sterling silver domed disc earrings, for pierced ears. They are handmade in the U.S.A. by artist Amy Volchok.
Sentence Diagrams of Great Literary Openers
“I really do not know that anything has ever been more exciting than diagramming sentences.” —Gertrude Stein. Twenty-four postcards each feature an opening line from famous works of fiction, diagrammed according to the old-school Reed-Kellogg system.
Shakespeare’s Britain: 1,000-Piece Puzzle
Decorated with symbols and icons of towns and abbeys, castles, battlefields, forests, and heaths, the image on the puzzle is a pictorial map of Britain as it was in 1583, with the geographical settings of Shakespeare’s history plays labeled.
Edward Gorey Birthday Cake Cards
With a box of these notecards on hand, you’ll always be able to send a sweet birthday greeting. From the bow on the cook's apron to the smile on the clock, every detail comes together happily in this celebratory greeting card. Inside greeting: Happy Birthday!
Shakespeare Characters Mug
These heirloom quality bone china mugs are decorated more than 40 of the central characters from 14 of Shakespeare’s major plays. Each time you pick one up, you’ll find more to look at in the wonderfully detailed illustrations: masks and cauldrons, snakes, fairies, phantoms, and much more.
Shakespeare Cocktail Napkins
"Good company, good wine, good welcome can make good people" and three other quotes; 24 napkins with 6 each of four quotes.
Agatha Christie Bingo
Follow the trails of murder, blackmail, and mystery created by the Queen of Crime. Travel down the Nile, on the Orient Express, and into the drawing rooms of quaint English country cottages hot on the heels of Poirot, Miss Marple, and other famous characters while you play this traditional bingo game that features 64 characters and clues from Agatha Christie's novels.
Shakespeare First Folio Journal
The gold-tooled design on this journal, in the Folger Shakespeare Library, is based on a binding, created c. 1800, for a copy of Shakespeare’s First Folio around 1800. Originally published in 1623, "Mr. William Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies" (or, First Folio) is one of the most valuable books ever printed.