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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
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A Visit to the Zoo
Having just enjoyed an annual visit to one of the UK's larger Zoos, I thought I would investigate the origins and see what books on the subject that we have in stock here at Stella & Roses Books. On looking at some online dictionary definitions under 'Zoo', the most popular is: 'An establishment which maintains a collection of wild animals, typically in a park or gardens, for study, conservation, or display to the public'. The term 'Zoo' started to be used...

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Asterix
View current stock of Asterix books > By Tutatis! - it's The Adventures of Asterix! My family love this series of books, and we now have three generations of readers of Asterix le Gaulois. Asterix first appeared in the magazine 'Pilote' in 1959, and was written by Rene Goscinny and Albert Uderzo. It has come a long way since then, with 37 books now published in over 100 languages (including Welsh and Latin!) – over 325 million copies have been sold worldwide. After Asterix's appearance in 'Pilote', the first...

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