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Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & collectable books

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The premier source for rare and out of print books, especially childrens and illustrated books. We look forward to seeing you in our shops, or you can buy online!

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Stella Books, Tintern
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Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye
Children's & Illustrated books only.

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John S. Goodall
The ability to tell a story without the use of words was one of the many talents of John S. Goodall. John Strickland Goodall, to give his full name, was born in Heacham in Norfolk in 1908 to Amelia Hunt and Prof. Joseph Strickland Goodall, a famous heart specialist. During his time at Harrow School, and in the years immediately after, he learnt from and worked with such famous artists as Sir Arthur Cope RA, J. Watson Nicol and Harold Speed,...

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The Forest Ring by William C. de Mille
The Forest Ring is a charming tale for children, written at the start of the twentieth century, in which a young girl is instrumental in helping the Fairy World and by so-doing also transforms the lives of those in the human world. It is a tale in which the Queen Fairy and her court of helpers rub shoulders with the animals of the forest, including bears, foxes, stags and one very sleepy owl... The author, William C. de Mille, was a successful playwright,...

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