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Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & Collectable Books


Change of opening hours

Opening hours are now Tuesday - Sunday 10am - 4pm, closed on Mondays. The telephone will not be answered on Mondays but feel free to leave a message and we will call you back on Tuesday. Likewise with email. Thank you for your custom.

Special Offer

20% discount on New Naturalist books in our Special Book Room.

Type in voucher code NEWNAT624 at the checkout to apply your discount before payment. Valid to 5th July 2024.

Browse current stock in this offer.

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We aim to process 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!

You don't need to create an account to purchase, but if you do you can take advantage of our Loyalty Scheme: receive 20% discount on every sixth order on our website! We're always happy to help if you need to Contact Us.

MESSAGE TO OUR EU CUSTOMERS - Effective from Jan 2024
We ship worldwide, including to the EU. However, if your shipping destination is in the EU, you will need to purchase from us via, or (our marketplace sites). Our website will link your order to at checkout to make this simple for you. Unfortunately, we have had to make this change due to the continuing impact of Brexit on small businesses. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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Ferrari – Books vs Cars
Whilst idly staring at a shelf of Ferrari books, (and daydreaming of owning one), a question popped into my head: which are there more of - actual Ferrari cars, or books about the iconic vehicles? Before we attempt to answer that conundrum, a very brief history about this famous brand. After working as a racing driver for Fiat and Alfa Romeo, Enzo Ferrari set up Scuderia Ferrari in 1929. Scuderia Ferrari was effectively the racing division of Alfa Romeo and was very...

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Spring Heeled Jack by Phillip Pullman
It was the colourful cover of the book that caught my eye and also the title. I was intrigued to know who Spring-Heeled Jack was, so I turned the book over and it describes him as a sort of modern-day Superhero.  I have since found out that he was a notorious figure in Victorian times who was reputed to have attacked women, terrorised and harassed people at night and was able to leap high into the air. Victims described him as...

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Due to recent flooding, we have fitted a webcam to the outside of our shop to allow us to monitor the river level remotely. But it also allows our customers to get a view of the Wye Valley!

We'll try and keep the camera pointing in a sensible direction. Let us know if you spot anything interesting! The image should refresh around every 10 to 15 minutes.

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