Books

Illuminated manuscripts, a photograph of Walt Whitman and even a lock of Nathaniel Hawthorne's hair are just a few of the items in the vast collection of books, letters and memorabilia that Gardner amassed. 

Gift at the Gardner offers an eclectic array of books: from art history to poetry, beautifully bound literary classics and more, start your own literary collection with our featured titles today!













The Gardner Museum is temporarily closed to the public.

During this time, we are continuing to ship online orders without any fulfilment delays. For local customers, we are happy to offer curbside pickup.