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!













Now Offering In-Store Pickup

We have reopened to the public and we can’t wait to see you! We are pleased to offer in-store pickup as a way for you to get your order quickly when you come to visit us. We have greatly limited our capacity in the store, which may incur a wait time. If you are coming to the Museum, we encourage you to place your order with us before your visit so we can have it ready right away for you. Just select "pickup" as your delivery method at checkout and we will notify you when your order is ready.