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May 2016 Newsletter

Welcome to the May 2016 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.

NEWS: All UK orders are now dispatched with a tracking number so that you can follow the progress of the delivery - and still at our standard flat rate price of £3.70, regardless of the weight or value of the books! Another great reason to order that book you've always wanted...

The Many Forms of Advertising contributed by Lorna

Every day we encounter advertising in one form or another, whether through television, radio, newspapers, post, the internet or advertising hoardings it forms part of our day to day lives. How much we are influenced by it is open to question. I find that there are certain adverts on television that I watch every time they are shown just because I like the music or they amuse me. Often I have no interest in the product and sometimes I fail to see the connection between the content of the advert and the featured product but this doesn't stop me repeatedly watching them.

There are also adverts that I find intensely irritating but love them or hate them advertising is here to stay and can be a powerful way of getting a message across. I am proof that this message can remain with you for many years...


A Sample of New Stock

Finn Family Moomintroll written by Jansson, ToveThe Autobiography Of Sir Alfred Munnings 3 Volumes written by Munnings, AlfredSilver Arrows In Camera written by Pritchard, AnthonyThe Observer's Book Of Automobiles written by Manwaring, L.A.
Finn Family MoomintrollThe Autobiography Of Sir Alfred Munnings 3 VolumesSilver Arrows In CameraThe Observer
Price: £20.00Price: £55.00Price: £68.00Price: £26.00
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The Tale of Jemima Puddle-duck contributed by Catriona

28th July 2016 will be the 150th Anniversary of the birth of Helen Beatrix Potter, better known as Beatrix Potter. Her life-long love of animals and the natural world began as a child when she and her brother had many 'pets' including rabbits, mice and frogs which would one day become the subjects of some of her books.

Her love of the countryside was developed during family holidays in Scotland and later in the Lake District. In later life she would settle in the Lake District and bought several farms which she would bequeath to the National Trust thus preserving the countryside...


The Tale of Jemima Puddle-duck

A Selection from The Special Book Room

Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales written by Andersen, Hans ChristianNonsense Nonsense! written by Jerrold, WalterPrincipia Mathematica (2 Volumes) written by Newton, Isaac & Cohen, I. BernardTenzing And The Sherpas Of Everest written by Tenzing, Judy & Tenzing, Tashi
Hans AndersenNonsense Nonsense!Principia Mathematica (2 Volumes)Tenzing And The Sherpas Of Everest
Large format. Illustrated by E.J. Andrews & S. Jacobs. Colour pictorial boards. Floral decorated endpapers. 8 pretty chromolithograph plates. B/w text illustrations.
Price: £160.00
1st 1902 Illustrated by Charles Robinson. Large format. Pictorial boards and endpapers. One of Robinson's rarest illustrated books. Very scarce in original dustwrapper.
Price: £840.00
1st thus 2008 Two volumes: Principia Mathematica (Newton) and A Guide To The Principia Mathematica (Cohen). B/w diagrams. A nice set in publisher's slipcase in near fine condition.
Price: £110.00
1st UK. 2002 The inspiring story of Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, a poor and illiterate man, who became a hero around the world. Written by Tenzing's mountaineer grandson and his wife. SIGNED by Tashi Tenzing to title page.
Price: £105.00

Recent additions include:

...and many more!

Wild garlic in flower beside a woodland stream at Tintern.

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Wild garlic in flower by woodland stream at Tintern

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Theresa &
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