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Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & Collectable Books


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!

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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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Yorkshire – or God’s Own Country
Is it too early to talk about holidays? – I don’t think it is, it’s how we get through the winter months. I am off for a short break to Yorkshire in the Spring, York to be precise. York comes from the Viking name for the city, Jorvik and shire comes from an old English or Nordic word.   I have been to York before, but not for many years now, and I am eager to reacquaint myself with all it has to...

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Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There
Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There was first published in December 1871 and is the sequel to Alice's Adventures In Wonderland (1865), by author Lewis Carroll. Alice Through the Looking Glass - John Tenniel, Tony Ross & Helen Oxenbury   Alice again enters a fantastical and nonsensical world, but is this the Wonderland that she happened upon once a lazy dream ago, when she followed the White rabbit down that hole?  This time it is snowing outside so she is playing...

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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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