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Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & collectable books

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A browse through our special book room
Browse the Special Book Room > An Aladdin’s cave for Booklovers. I think that is an apt description for the Special Book Room at Stella Books. On entering the shop door one is struck by the spaciousness and openness of the store but wait! To the left is a gate. Why? Can you not venture in? Of course you can. The gate signifies that you are entering a very special place - the area where all our most rare, fragile and valuable...

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Sixpenny Wonderfuls
This book is full of vibrant illustrations and tells the story of the first paperbacks, their authors and illustrators. We are told that 'early novels were mainly printed in hardback and although beautifully printed they were an expensive luxury at 3/6d.' At the same time as publishers were looking to see how they could improve sales, we see the advent of Free Schools and libraries and a more literate working class, who like everybody else liked to read as a form of escapism. Books...

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