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Welcome to the December 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 - Tannhauser: A Dramatic Poem by Richard Wagner, illustrated by W. Pogany - Contributed by Tim

Whilst retrieving an elusive volume from our Special Book Room, I stumbled across this book in one of the cabinets. Beneath the green, tooled design covers I suspected that there would be something special lurking inside - and this is certainly true.

Right: The decorative title page.

Although aficionados of opera would doubtless recognise the title, as an ex-student of Classics and ancient mythology I was of course hooked by the opening lines:- Read the full article.


A Sample of New Stock

Winnie-The-Pooh The Collectors' Edition by Milne, A.A. Early Bicycles by Sumner, Phillip American Warplanes Of World War II by Donald, David The Campaigns of Wellington by Fletcher, Ian
Winnie-the-pooh The Collectors' EditionEarly BicyclesAmerican Warplanes Of World War IiThe Campaigns of Wellington
Price: £60.00Price: £45.00Price: £20.00 Price: £70.00
More Winnie-The-Pooh books More Transport books More Air Force books More Folio Society books

Theme of the Month - A.A. Milne - contributed by David

Born on the 18th January 1882, Alan Alexander Milne was the third son of J.V. Milne, headmaster of Henley House, private school for boys. At an early age he became an avid reader, even submitting stories and verse to magazines, although none were accepted. Aged 11, he won a scholarship to Westminster School, and in 1900 went to Trinity College Cambridge, to read mathematics. Here he formed a desire to make people smile and laugh, believing that to be serious was not on!

However in 1902 he became editor of the undergraduate journal Granta, and, after graduating in 1903, began to contribute regularly to Punch where,.... Read More.

A.A. Milne

Selection from our Special Book Room

The Tale Of Timmy Tiptoes by Potter, Beatrix The Monumental Brasses Of Cornwall by Dunkin, Edwin Hadlow Wise Familiar Wild Flowers (8 Volumes) by Hulme, F. Edward Letters To Young Shooters 3 Vols by Payne-Gallwey, Ralph
The Tale Of Timmy Tiptoes The Monumental Brasses Of Cornwall Familiar Wild Flowers (8 Volumes) Letters To Young Shooters 3 Vols
1st. 1911. Externally bright and clean. Dated to title page, with all rights reserved at bottom of title page.
1st. 1882. Published by Spottiswoode & Co. 62 illustrative b/w plates and descriptive, genealogical and heraldic notes.
Cassell & Company Limited. Circa. 1910.
40 colour plates in each volume. Overall a nice set.
Longmans, Green & Co.. 1894. First Series: On the Choice and Use of a Gun; Second Series: On the Production, Preservation, and Killing of Game with directions in shooting woodpigeons and breaking in retrievers; Third Series: Comprising a Short Natural History of British Wildfowl and Complete Directions in Shooting Wildfowl on the Coast and Inland. £90

Recent additions:
Include collections of Biggles; Ladybirds; Jennings; Noddy also Natural History; Folio Society; Angling.

Selected posts from our Blog:-

Arabian Nights at Tintern

Book of the Week: Travel Diaries of a Naturalist

Last Posting Dates - for delivery by 25th December

Collect all 112 million titles...

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

Slide Show: Birds of Africa Volume III - view more shows on our YouTube channel.

River Wye in front of Stella Books
This month's photo is the frosty river bank in front of Stella Books
Finally:- Thank you for your custom over the past year and we wish you a prosperous New Year and look forward to serving you again soon.
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