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Welcome to the August 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.

April 1st 2012

At the beginning of the year I, with my husband’s agreement, decided that I would apply for a Hearing Dog for Deaf People. We lost our dog Holly, at the age of 13, in May 2011 and she left a very big hole in our lives but we decided that it would be very useful if we had a trained dog to help me with sounds that I don't hear in everyday life (door bell, smoke alarm, cooker timer etc)...

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A Sample of New Stock

Butterflies Moths & Other Insects by Dance, S. Peter & Hancock, E. Geoffrey The Campaigns Of Napoleon by Chandler, David G. The Treasure Of The Hebrides by Bourne, Lawrence R. Rupert Annual 1952 - More Rupert Adventures by Bestall, Alfred
Butterflies Moths & Other InsectsThe Campaigns Of NapoleonThe Treasure Of The HebridesRupert Annual 1952 - More Rupert Adventures
Price: £56.00Price: £65.00Price: £24.00Price: £38.00
More Entomology More Napoleon books More Childrens books More Rupert Bear Annuals

Featured Book:
A Picturesque Description Of The River Wye
From The Source To Its Junction With The Severn By T.H. Fielding

Contributed by Cliff

“It is poorly built but a spirit of activity prevails there”

Recognise to which town that description from Fielding’s 1841 book refers? It is the world's most famous book town – Hay on Wye, the home of Rose's Books.


Some Birds & mammals of Africa

BONUS Article
Beneath The Big-Top

The circus – you either love it or you hate it, don’t you? Me, I love it. I always have done. I was born a josser; one not directly connected to the circus world so why this fascination? It all started when I was taken as a small child to see Bertram Mills Circus in Gloucester way back in the 1950s. I remember the smell of the earth and sawdust; the hard seats; but most of all I remember Coco the Clown. In his garish checked coat, his oversized boots and his bright orange hair that seemed to stand on end of its own accord he was both a frightening and fascinating being.


Beneath the BigTop

Selection from our Special Book Room

The Horse And His Boy by Lewis, C.S. Applied Bioelectricity by Reilly, J. Patrick & et al, The Garden Of Perfect Brightness by Danby, HopeTibet And Nepal by Landor, A. Henry Savage
The Horse And His BoyApplied BioelectricityThe Garden Of Perfect BrightnessTibet And Nepal
Published by Geoffrey Bles Ltd. 1st. 1954. B/w frontis and illustrations. A sound copy of this delightful story of Narnia.
Price: £850.00
Published by Springer. 1st. 1998. From Electrical Stimulation to Electropathology. xvii + 563 pages. B/w diagrams.
Price: £110.00
Published by Williams and Norgate Ltd. 1st. 1950. The History of the Yuan Ming Yuan and of the Emperors who lived there. B/w illustrations.
Price: £150.00
A. & C. Black Ltd. 1st. 1905. Painted and Described by A. Henry Savage Landor. Colour and b/w plates. A scarce title in the series. All plates present.
Price: £180.00

Recent additions:
Include Biography, Science & Technology, Malcolm Saville, New Naturalists, London, Aviation, Military, Ornithology... And many more.

Selected posts from our Blog:-

Book of the Week: The Book about Moomin, Mymble and Little My. 

Rupert and Friends go to Warwick 

Book of the Week: Pews, Benches & Chairs 

Val Biro - An Illustration! 

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

The Clock Tower at Hay-on-Wye

This month's photo is of the Clock Tower at Hay-on-Wye

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