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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!
Stella Books: 22nd - 25th May 2018
Please note that our Tintern shop will be closed to customers during this period while a new floor is installed. The office will remain open throughout, answering telephone calls and emails and sending out parcels. We apologise for the disruption - if you require any assistance during this period, please don't hesitate to get in touch. Thank you for your patience.
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What we've been up to
Do you buy books?
The hesitation at the door, the hopeful smile, and then the inevitable question: "Do you buy books?" Oh... if only I was witty and quick.... the answers I could give! "No, we prefer to steal them - although it's increasingly frowned on". "No, we write them". "No, they are all from the library down the road..." Oh, if only we could sometimes be like the Black Books television series!! We are a secondhand book business. We need stock. So, of course we...
British Wild Flowers by Jane Loudon
Check current stock of this title > First published by William Smith in1846, this title contains 60 hand-coloured lithographed plates. In the introduction to this work, the author/illustrator herself tells us about the book, she states: 'The present work has been undertaken in consequence of its being suggested to me that a selection of British Wild Flowers, in one volume, on the same plan as my Ladies' Flower Garden, would be useful to those who neither have time nor opportunity to consult the...