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Welcome to the April newsletter from Stella and Rose's Books. The aim of our newsletter is to keep you informed of new information, articles and books available on our website. We hope you enjoy it.

Featured Book - Robins by Chris Mead -
Contributed by Theresa

There couldn't be anything else for me this month other than a book about birds, we have recently bought a lovely collection of bird books, which I have been industriously putting on display.

I could have chosen 'A Reconnaissance of the Game Birds of Hawaii' or 'A Guide to the Birds of Nepal' or 'Australian Parrots', but I have chosen a book about my favourite garden bird - the Robin.

In Chris Mead's book he guides us through the life and times of the Robin and how we as humans have developed a relationship...... Read More.

Robins by Chris Mead

A Sample of New Stock

Billy Bunter and the Greyfriars Mutiny by Richards, Frank The Observer's Book Of Folk Song In Britain by Woods, FredThe Imperial Russian Navy by Jane, Fred T.Red For Danger by Rolt, L.T.C.
Billy Bunter and the Greyfriars Mutiny The Observer's Book Of Folk Song In BritainThe Imperial Russian NavyRed For Danger
Price: £15.00 Price: £65.00Price: £35.00Price: £18.00
More Billy Bunter books More Observers books More Navy books More Railways books

Theme of the Month - Napoleon's Eye -
contributed by Tim

The life of Dominique Vivant, Baron de Denon (1747-1825) was nothing short of remarkable. Possessing courteous manners, and a gifted conservationist, Denon became a confidant of kings, their mistresses, and emperors. He was a diplomat, author and artist and through his most important publications he would be responsible for the Egyptian Revival in European art and architecture.

Originally trained in law, Denon soon became more interested in art and literature and as a cultured gentleman he became a favourite of Madame de Pompadour and Louis XV who appointed him attaché to the French embassy at St. Petersburg. Denon would later serve in Sweden, Switzerland and then in Italy where he made a....Read the full article.


Napoleon's Eye

Selection from our Special Book Room

The Lily Of Life by Roumania, The Crown Princess OfRifle Green At Waterloo by Caldwell, George & Cooper, RobertWinged Justice And Other Uncollected Stories by Johns, W.E.The Hereford World Map by Harvey, P.D.A. & Westrem, Scott D.
The Lily Of LifeRifle Green At WaterlooWinged Justice And Other Uncollected StoriesThe Hereford World Map
Hodder & Stoughton. C. 1913. A Fairy Story. Attractive cream cloth covers with gilt title and decoration. Small oval onlay to front cover. Decorated endpapers. Tipped-in colour plates.

Bugle Horn Publications. 1st. 1990. An account of the 95th Foot in the Netherlands campaign of 1813-14, at Quatre Bras and Waterloo 16th - 18th June 1815, and the occupation of Paris.

Norman Wright. 1st. 2001. Pictorial card wraps. Limited edition to 300 copies. Includes two Worrals stories, 15 short stories in total. B/w frontis. Very light wear to top of spine. Copy No. 222.
Folio Society. 1st thus. 2010. Limited to 1000 numbered copies with two commentary volumes included. Map is presented in a large wooden map box.

Recent additions:
Include more Billy Bunter; Ladybirds; Chalet School; Railways; History; Observers and many more......

Selected posts from our Blog:-

Jewels in the Bough!

Book Inscriptions 2

Real Books versus E-Books

A National Obsession - The Weather!

To view the latest from the blog, please click here. I look forward to reading your comments.

Slide Show: Lucy Dawson's Dog Book - view more shows on our YouTube channel.

Vintage Cars

This month's photo was taken by Jane at the weekend, at the Chepstow Vintage Car Rally.

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