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Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & collectable books


COVID 19 Update - We Are Open - Online Only

Because of flooding earlier in the year our shop is still closed to the public.

We will continue processing orders via the internet.

Royal Mail are now collecting our post, albeit the following working day after invoicing.

Once again we thank you for your patience in these trying times.

Please note Royal Mail has suspended delivery to a few countries – more information here: If your country is listed as ‘on suspension’ you are very welcome to order and we will ship as soon as we can.

Special Offer

20% discount on books on Aviation in our Special Book Room.

Type in voucher code AVIAXX at the checkout to apply your discount before payment. Valid to 5th September 2020

Browse current stock of Aviation books in this offer

We aim to dispatch orders received before 12 noon on the same business day and take great care packaging your books so that they reach you in the same condition as they leave us!

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The Romance of the Railways
Trains and Railways is one of the most popular sections in the shop and online. There have been many books written on Trains and Railways, detailing plans of carriages, Railway layouts, signalling, station plans etc. More Engineering than Romance, although I am not saying they are mutually exclusive. However what interests me is that they were more than just a means of getting from A to B; railway travel was holidays, romances, livelihoods, adventures, first dates and new beginnings. So, this little book...

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Alice's Adventures In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Scavenger hunt question (clue - you may be able to find this item in your house). 'Roses are white, but they should be red,I'll help you play croquet, unless you me behead.' Alice's Adventures In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll Originally titled 'Alice's Adventures Under Ground', the author Lewis Carroll (real name Charles Dodgson) gave the story, in manuscript form with his own accompanying illustrations, as a gift to the young Alice Liddell (The Real Alice). Carroll had invented the story to keep the...

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