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November 2015 Newsletter

Welcome to the November 2015 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.

A Tale of a Bear and a Squirrel contributed by Sonia

It was that time of year again... the last Saturday of August (Bank Holiday weekend) and The Followers of Rupert AGM. Every year, Stella & Rose's Books make a pilgrimage to Warwick with all our Rupert stock in tow. This year was no exception.

What was different this year, is that it was my first time (believe it or not in the almost 20 years that we have been a part of this event) that I went along with Maria and her husband, Steve...


A Sample of New Stock

The Teeth Of The Gale written by Aiken, JoanArthur Rackham written by Gettings, FredNuvolari written by Hilton, ChristopherThe Lost Rivers Of London written by Barton, Nicholas J.
The Teeth Of The GaleArthur RackhamNuvolariThe Lost Rivers Of London
Price: £20.00Price: £38.00Price: £48.00Price: £30.00
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A Day in Fairy Land contributed by Tim

This exquisite book has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. A treasured possession of my late mother from her own childhood, I remember it so vividly: the sheer overwhelming scale of it when you're three years old, the crackle of the spine, oh! the smell of the paper. For many years I remember it being stored in the bottom of my parents' wardrobe, protected from sunlight and daily knocks.

Despite the fact that I had grown up with this book, I knew very little about it apart from the suspicion that it dated from either the late forties or early fifties, and seemed to be quite rare. Certainly, I had never seen another copy until I started work at Stella Books...'


A Day in Fairy Land cover

A Selection from The Special Book Room

Gub Gub's Book written by Lofting, HughThe Sensitive Plant written by Shelley, Percy ByssheMonarchs Of Merrie England (four Volumes) written by Carse, RolandOld Manor Houses written by Aldin, Cecil
Gub GubThe Sensitive PlantMonarchs Of Merrie England (four Volumes)Old Manor Houses
1st 1932 An Encyclopedia of food in 20 volumes. Note: Prof Gub Gub announces that owing to the high cost of living the other 19 volumes have been postponed! Pictorial endpapers. 8 illustration plates of which 2 are in colour.
Price: £140.00
1st 1911. Illustrated by Charles Robinson. Green cloth boards with black titles and illustrations. A poem. 18 tipped-in colour plates.
Price: £140.00
Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour plates. Volume I covers William I to Henry III; Volume II covers Edward I to Richard III; Volume III covers Henry VII to Elizabeth; Volume IV covers James I to George V. Contained in cardboard case.
Price: £100.00
1st 1923. Numbered and Signed by the Artist, is Limited to 380 copies (30 for presentation). 12 tissue-guarded colour plates plus tinted illustrations. With an original pen sketch of a dog! This is copy no. 275.
Price: £380.00

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Theresa &
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