A stylish set of playing cards featuring Marcel George's watercolour illustrations of some of the most exciting literary figures from the 20th and 21st centuries. Each suit features a group of writers from a specific period: Modern (Spades), Mid-Century (Hearts), Postmodern (Clubs) and Contemporary (Diamonds). Includes Colette, Maya Angelou, Margaret Atwood, Samuel Beckett, Doris Lessing and Zadie Smith among many others - so that even if you lose, at least you'll have some suggestions for your reading list.
Box of 55 playing cards.
Box measures 9.1 x 6.6 cm.
This gorgeous tote features a beautiful array of vintage books filling the shelves. Made from 100% natural cotton.Printed on one sideInterior pocketMeasures 43.2 x 33 x 2.5 cm
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.
An absolutely charming vintage illustration of a selection of Larousse reference books at the bibliothèque features on this gorgeous sheet of wrapping paper. Printed on Cavallini's signature Italian archival paper, this fine gift wrap is good enough to be hung on the wall, or used...
We live in an age of documents, and throughout time these have acted as signposts to the way our world has changed. This book takes us through nearly 5000 years of history via 100 key documents, from the I Ching to Edward Snowden's Wikileaks files...