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Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & collectable books

Welcome to Stella & Rose's Books

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
Free Parking opposite shop.

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Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye
Children's & Illustrated books only.

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The Anti-Gardener
It is that time of year when all is hustle and bustle in the garden, weeding, late spring planting, watering, dead-heading flowers that have lost their early Spring grandeur. Not in my garden I hasten to add – I hate gardening! I hate the noise - the electric whine of a mower, the whirr of hedge-trimmers, the snick, snick, snick of wood-chippers. There is always something to do! You never really seem to see people relaxing in their gardens. So I look out of...

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Featured book

The Vintage Alvis by Peter Hull & Norman Johnson
The Vintage Alvis, first published by Macdonald & Co (Publishers) Ltd in 1967, is a mouth-wateringly detailed account of the history of the famous Alvis Car Company during the 1920s and up to 1932. Although the name Alvis may not be as well known today as Bugatti, Mercedes or Ferrari, the company produced one of the most popular sports cars of all time - the '12/50'. Alvis also developed a number of original concepts and technically advanced supercharged Grand Prix cars, and...

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