Some people hate Christmas shopping. I love it. Every year, I am amazed by the myriad of choices available to delight my friends and family, particularly those of a literary bent. So, in case you need inspiration for yourself (or to suggest to others for yourself), allow me to point out a few items.
Perhaps you or your loved one favors jewelry. You might invest in the Lost Diadem of Ravenclaw, which proves the owner is endowed with the characteristics of this noble house of Hogwarts: intelligence, wit, and wisdom.
Or maybe it would just be nice to have a book hanging around.
Then there’s the modern rivalry between e-books and print, spelled out on this coffee cup.
And of course many would covet this adventuresome journal to write down thoughts.
Have a special gentleman in your life? Help him to dress like Darcy. J
Or maybe you’re the one who prefers to dress with a more historical flare:
And don’t forget the books! Here are a few that looked interesting and were reasonable:
Deadly Victorian Remedies, 12 cases of medicine gone bad.
Mrs. Beeton’s Book of Household Management, that 1800s classic that we’ve quoted on Nineteenteen.
Dandy Poems: The Dandy in Poetry and Song, a compilation of satirical poems written in the nineteenth century about dandies.
Hm. I think I need to add a few more things to my own Christmas list. How about you?