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.
A couch-full of assorted young book lovers (plus one toddler on the floor), illustrated by Quentin Blake in his inimitable style. Bone china mug.Measures 8.5 cm high.Dishwasher and microwave safe.
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...
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.
Tracking the journey of the ideas of Euclid, Galen and Ptolemy through seven cities and over a thousand years from sixth century Alexandria to the printing presses of Venice, this is a vivid and evocative work of history with a wonderful cast of characters. Hardback,...