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Arts & Books

The 10 Best Christmas presents for arts lovers

From Damien Hirst umbrellas to David Bowie totes, we have a great selection of quirky present for culture vultures

1. Damien Hirst umbrella

Bright and beautiful, whatever the weather.

£40, quintessentiallygifts.com

2. Finger puppets

Bust out your voices while waggling Austen, Warhol et al.

£5.99, shop.nationaltheatre.org.uk

3. Faber & Faber poetry diary 2014

Plan your year out with rhythm and rhyme.

£12.98, Waterstones stores nationwide, faber.co.uk

4. David Bowie tote

Go out with a star on your arm.

£5, vandashop.com

5. Literary brooches

Cut-out animals made with pages from books.

from £12, theliterarygiftcompany.com

6. ‘The Wicker Man’ 40th anniversary edition

Re-released with a restored final cut, plus interviews.

£14.20, amazon.co.uk

7. Everybody Dies tea towel

A graphic depiction of how Shakespeare characters meet their end.

£12.50, shop.nationaltheatre.org.uk

8. Folio edition of ‘Brave New World’

Huxley’s dystopia gets an Art Deco-style make-over.

£27.95, foliosociety.com

9. Ghost Stories for Christmas box set

Six-DVD BFI collection of festive chillers.

£59.99, filmstore.bfi.org.uk

10. ‘The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design’

From typefaces to posters.

£70, uk.phaidon.com