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Painted portrait of former American first lady Abigail Adams.

Abigail Smith Adams

(1744 - 1818)

Apollonius of Rhodes

W.H. Auden

(1907 - 1973)

James Baldwin

(1924 - 1987)

Image of Japanese haiku poet Matsuo Bashō.

Matsuo Bashō

(1644 - 1694)

Photograph of Charles Baudelaire

Charles Baudelaire

(1821 - 1867)

Black and white photograph of English writer and traveler Gertrude Bell.

Gertrude Bell

(1868 - 1926)

Elizabeth Bishop

(1911 - 1979)

Photograph of Jorge Luis Borges

Jorge Luis Borges

(1899 - 1986)

American pioneer colonist Tabitha Brown.

Tabitha Brown

(1780 - 1858)

Historian and editor D. Graham Burnett.

D. Graham Burnett

Photograph of Italian writer Italo Calvino.

Italo Calvino

(1923 - 1985)

Sepia toned photograph of Lewis Carroll in a suit, reading a book

Lewis Carroll

(1832 - 1898)

Roman poet Catullus.

Catullus

(c. 84 BC - c. 54 BC)

Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes.

Miguel de Cervantes

(1547 - 1616)

British writer Bruce Chatwin.

Bruce Chatwin

(1940 - 1989)

Billy Collins

Painted portrait of Italian navigator Christopher Columbus.

Christopher Columbus

(1451 - 1506)

American author Evan S. Connell.

Evan S. Connell

(1924 - 2013)

Black and white photograph of Polish-born English writer Joseph Conrad.

Joseph Conrad

(1857 - 1924)

Francisco Vázquez de Coronado

(c. 1510 - 1554)

Black and white photograph of John Crowley sitting on a porch.

John Crowley

Swiss writer, philosopher, and television presenter Alain de Botton.

Alain de Botton

Photograph of English novelist Charles Dickens.

Charles Dickens

(1812 - 1870)