Cicero's evocative quotation encapsulates our feelings for two precious and special places. Show your love for our much-threatened common resource with this beautiful bag, printed in white on dark green. Large strong cotton book bag with long handles. Measures 38 x 43cm.
We all love reading a good book in the bath, so why shouldn't your rubber duck enjoy one too? Please note, this duck does not squeak; after all nothing should disturb your precious reading time! 8cm high.Plastic duck.
Borges's famous quote encapsulates our feelings for those precious and special places, libraries. Show your love for our much-threatened common resource with this beautiful bag, printed in white on red-brick-university-red. Large strong cotton book bag with short handles. Measures 38 x 43 x 10cm.
Now you can give that priceless gift of a bit of peace and quiet to the reader in your life. Not particularly polite, but sometimes people need to be told! Perfect for anyone who just needs to finish the next chapter. And the one after...
A unique little bookish lapel pin, perfect for the booklover in your life. Metal badge with butterfly pin.Measures approx 2.5 x 1cm long.Gift boxed.
A wonderful range of promotional posters for libraries on a deck of cards. These posters are all taken from the first half of the 20th century, and there is a different image on each card. Pack of playing cards. Pack measures 10 cm x 6.2...
For anyone who has ever felt overwhelmed by their to-read pile, these metal bookends carry the phrase 'so many books' on one and 'so little time' on the other. They are crafted from cut metal. Black metal, 15cm high. Each pair of bookends comes boxed.
A fascinating pair - one sock features titles of books that have been banned in various countries around the world, the other features a redacted version of the same titles. Choice of 2 adult sizes: Women's 3.5 - 6.5 UK (9-11 US sock size) and...
All 50 of the book titles printed on this bag have been banned somewhere, for an amazing variety of reasons - yes even James and the Giant Peach. Some are regarded as too sexy some as too political, and some, including Black Beauty, as racist....
We've re-imagined the classic librarian badge. A beautiful enamel pin in red and gold; a great gift for any bibliophile or library lover. Enameled red metal badge. Measures approx 3 cm long.
These earrings are handmade to look like a tiny pile of five books. Show your love of reading with these stacks of books dangling from your ears. Bronze ear hooks. Length of whole earring is 3cm.
Do you know someone with so many books that their house feels like a library? Only one thing is missing to make it official - a badge for the librarian! Enamelled red and gold metal badge. Measures approx 3 cm long. Gift boxed.
These pair of socks are library inspired. These socks have the classic library card woven into them. Check these out quick! Also available yellow or blue. Choice of 2 adult sizes: Women's 3.5 - 6.5 UK (9-11 US sock size) and Men's: 7.5 - 11.5...
It's wonderful to share books with your friends, but there is no crueler pain than losing your treasured favourites. Keep track of them with your own personal library kit. Contains 20 self-adhesive pockets, 20 checkout cards, 1 date stamp, 1 stamp pad and 1 pencil....
These pair of socks are library inspired. These socks have the classic library card woven into them. Check these out quick! Available yellow and grey and in two sizes. Choice of 2 adult sizes: Women's 3.5 - 6.5 UK (9-11 US sock size) and Men's:...
Wear your love of libraries with style. This library inspired t-shirt certainly gets our stamp of approval and is definitely worth checking out. The shape/style of this t-shirt is very slim-fitted; you might want to consider going up a size. 100% cotton. Grey t-shirt with...
A selection of perfectly-reproduced library index cards make up this evocative notecard set. Comes with its very own catalogue drawer with index tabs. Each card features a different classic title and comes with an envelope designed to look like a library book date due slip....
A history of a 5000 year thirst for knowledge. At a crucial time for the future of books as we know them today, this volume tells the story from the very beginning. From inscriptions on tombs to the first writings on papyrus; from scrolls to...
The perfect mug for librarians: we tried to do a mug which said "Go away I'm cataloguing, and helping children, and shelving, and being nice to borrowers..." but we couldn't fit it all on. Bone china. Measures 8cm high.
This scarf is soft to the touch and a wonderful gift for any book enthusiast. It features titles of books that have been banned in a range of different countries for a variety of strange different reasons. Hand printed in India. Made from 80% Cotton...
If some of your happiest hours have been spent rummaging through the dusty back shelves of your local library, then why not show your love for our much-threatened common resource with this beautiful bag, printed in white on Penguin 'Room Of One's Own' purple. Large...
Fly away while reading your favourite book with this fantastic flying book pin. A perfect gift for any writer and reader. Enameled metal badge. Measures approx 4 cm long.
A pair of library inspired socks. These socks have the classic library card woven into them. Check these out quick! Choice of 2 adult sizes: Women's 3.5 - 6.5 UK (9-11 US sock size) and Men's: 7.5 - 11.5 UK (10-13 US sock size). Cotton...
A (hopefully) self-explanatory encyclopædic tea towel for fruit lovers. Care guide: Machine washable. Approximately 78 x 48 cm. 100% cotton, hemmed on 2 sides.
Wear your love of libraries with style. This library inspired t-shirt certainly gets our stamp of approval and is definitely worth checking out. 100% cotton. Grey t-shirt with distressed, softened print. Comes in a choice of 4 sizes. Machine washable, do not iron the image....
A collection of 100 postcards, each featuring a different jacket from Pelican Books, Penguin's iconic non-fiction series. As well as bringing accessible, intelligent books to a generation, they were also part of the great age of Penguin design. These 100 examples of wonderful 20th Century...
A handy, versatile and spacious zipped pouch with library stamp image. Could be used for holding pens, pencils, make-up or toiletries. Available in a choice of yellow or natural canvas. Printed canvas. Choice of two colours. Measures 22 x 15.5 cm.
A full-size pashmina scarf, printed with the 800 series of Dewey Classification. This library numbering system scarf would be brilliant for any librarian. Available in a choice of three colours. Measurements: 188 cm x 71 cm, with 7.5 cm tassels. Super-soft viscose & acrylic blend....
Something for library lovers to check out; this bag looks just like a traditional library card. The perfect accessory to conjure up the sound of rubber stamps and the smell of sticky-backed plastic. 100% cotton canvas.Bag dimensions 33 x 39 cm; Strap/handle 25cm.
A beautiful range of vases designed by Jane Mount, author of Bibliophile and co-creator of My Ideal Bookshelf, suitable for holding kitchen utensils, flowers, pens and more. 'A Compendium of Flowers' features a quotation from Oscar Wilde on the back: 'With freedom, books, flowers, and...
A set of three notebooks, each featuring on its cover a different portion of a map of the world showing the voyages of Captain Cook from the cartographic collection of the British Library. Two notebooks contain lined paper and one contains squared paper. Each notebook...
This week-to-a-view desk diary features full-colour images from some of the remarkable maps, navigational charts and historic plans in the cartographic collection of the British Library. Hard bound, with a ribbon marker. Also available in a pocket-sized version. Measures 23 x 17 cm Hardback, 112...
Handmade leather bound paper book necklace with tiny key charm. The books are actual notebook/journals which can be written in. Made from Fabriano paper and bound with recycled leather making each volume is unique as no two pieces of leather are the same. The leather...
A sentiment library users have; the ability to read books! They are often places full of books to discover. Available with or without polyester fibre inner pad. Care: Machine washable. Do not iron directly onto the text. 100% cotton with zip. Measures 40 x 40...
Books have the power to change the world; readers of the world unite. A striking tote bag with a powerful message. 100% cotton canvas. Inner pocket. Bag dimensions 33 x 39 cm; strap/handle 25 cm.