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16 Perfect Valentine's Day Gifts For Book Nerds

Other than books, of course.

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1. Pride And Prejudice Valentine's Card

"To make your card an extra special gift it comes with delicate paper hearts hand-stamped from a pre-loved edition of Pride and Prejudice. Each paper heart is a tiny fragment of the famous love story."

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2. Read to Me tee

"Treat yourself or a reader you love to a shirt that says it all."

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3. Book Lover's Chocolate Box Gift Set

"Packaged in a recycled paper container that evokes the beautiful elegance of an old-world hardcover book, our Book Lover's Chocolate Three Box Gift Set contains one Milk and two Dark Chocolate boxes each filled with 3.5 oz of luscious chocolate decadence."

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4. Book page bouquet

"Carefully crafted from vintage books which were plucked from certain destruction and remarkably transformed into radiant expressions of love!"

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5. Vintage issues of The Paris Review

"That’s why we’re offering a special Valentine’s Day box set: choose two vintage issues from a selection of five, and, at no extra charge, we’ll package them in the lovely gift box you see above, together with a T-shirt, a copy of our new anthology, The Unprofessionals, and a card featuring William Pène du Bois’s 1953 sketch of the Place de la Concorde. The set also includes a one-year subscription to the magazine, which will begin with the Winter issue."

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6. Magnetic Poetry - Romance Edition

"Over 300 words and word fragments to take your imagination to all kinds of uncharted territories. This special edition speaks for itself: it includes words like adore, arrow, beauty, caress, cuddle and cupid."

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7. Love Letter Napkins

"Each cotton napkin carries the complete text of a love letter written by a literary great. They are as sweet (Emily Dickinson), profound (Jack London), witty (Mark Twain) or bold (D.H. Lawrence... writing to the husband of his mistress!) as we all dream of being when expressing our own feelings."

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8. Custom-made book sculpture

"It is created by folding pages of recycled book with patience and accurateness."

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9. McSweeney's Bundle of Love

"This Valentines Day, bring home the one-and-only, the bona fide Bundle of Love to your special someone, including: The Secret Language of Sleep: A Couples Guide to the 39 Positions, Marcos Giralt Torrente’s mesmerizing The End of Love, and Paul Legault’s ingenious and madcap The Emily Dickinson Reader."

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10. Shakespeare Valentine's Day Card

"Beautiful hand drawn Valentine’s Day card featuring a love quote from Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream."

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11. "Paperback" fragrance

"A trip to your favorite library or used bookstore. Sweet and lovely with just a touch of the musty smell of aged paper, Demeter's Paperback harnesses that scent with a sprinkling of violets and a dash of tasteful potpourri."

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12. Love Poem Message in a Bottle Necklace

"A tiny scroll with a fragment of e.e.cummings' poetry is sealed inside a tiny glass tube vial; a special gift of love and memory for yourself or another."

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13. Book Lovers' Scented Soy Candles

"These candles are completely original scents inspired by the smell of books, their settings and characters."

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14. Jane Austen Mr Darcy Quotable Chocolate Bar

"Gorgeous Belgian milk chocolate with a wonderfully bookish quotation from Mr Darcy: 'You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you'."

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15. E.E. Cummings Wise Words Illustrated Art Print

"Part of our Wise Words illustrated art print collection, this 8.5'' x 11'' print bears a hand-painted quotation from poet E.E. Cummings: 'I love you much most beautiful darling, more than anything in the sky.'"

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16. Quiet reading time


After all, isn't that what every book lover wants to have more of?

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