Stella and Rose's Books Logo

Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & collectable books

132 records found. If you are looking for a specific book which we do not have in stock, then please get in touch and we'll let you know just as soon as it comes in.

THE COMPLEAT ANGLER
Written by Izaak Walton. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1319481
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1931. Very good condition.

Publishers special binding. Bound in dark green morocco with gilt titles, vignettes and borders. Top edge gilt. Two-tone green pictorial endpapers. 12 tissue-guarded colour plates and b/w text illustrations. Slight rubbing to spine and corners. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. A few foxspots to textblock.

Buy now for £320.00 Add to Wish List

THE BOOK OF TALES FOR LITTLE FOLKS
Written by Marjory Bruce. Illustrated by Nora Fry; Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 1319203
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1932. Good condition.

Red cloth spine with black title, pictorial front board (illustrated by Cuthill) showing Aladdin. Colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 284 pages. A book of well-known tales. Spine and corners bumped. Covers edge worn, grubby and scuffed. Prize plate to front free-endpaper. Some foxing and finger marks to contents but generally clean.

Buy now for £30.00 Add to Wish List

PEER GYNT
Written by Henrik Ibsen. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1319042
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1936. Slightly better than good condition.

Peer Gynt is first and foremost a poetic fantasy, although based on a real person who lived Norway c1800. About his exploits, not much more is known than is found in Asbjornsen's book Norwegian Fairy Tales, in which Peer Gynt's chief exploits lie in the direction of fighting and conqueroring trolls. Admirably depicted by the "Goblin Master" in 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Brown cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Cream and brown pictorial endpapers. 255 pages. Slight fading to covers. Spine and corners bumped, rubbed and slightly worn. Library(?) number written to base of spine (839.8). Blue ink stamp of WH to front pastedown. Some light foxing to page edges.

Buy now for £98.00 Add to Wish List

CALCULATED RISK
Written by Mark Clark.
Stock no. 1819408
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1951. Good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A personal story of the war in North Africa and Italy by General Eisenhower's Deputy, later Commander of the Fifth Army. Maps to endpapers. B/w photos and maps. Boards a little stained/marked. Spine slightly cocked. Name & date in ink to front endpaper. Text block browned. A few foxspots present. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few small chips and closed tears, a little grubby.

Buy now for £20.00 Add to Wish List

AMELIARANNE BRIDESMAID
Written by Ethelberta Morris. Illustrated by S.B. Pearse.
Stock no. 2132993
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth spine with black title, blue pictorial boards. Delightful full page colour pictures. B/w page header and footer on text page. Browning and small fade marks to spine. Corners are bumped, with wear. Foxing to endpapers, margins and outer page edges. Inscriptions in ink to verso of front endpaper. Wrapper is creased with foxing, some tears and chips/nicks, but minimal loss.

Buy now for £54.00 Add to Wish List

AMELIARANNE AT THE ZOO
Written by K.L. Thompson. Illustrated by S.B. Pearse.
Stock no. 2132861
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1941. Almost very good condition.

Peach boards with pictorial onlay to front. Delightful colour pictures throughout. Spine is browned, with bumping. Marks to covers; some scuffs. Pencil names to top of title page. Browning and foxing to outer page edges.

Buy now for £18.00 Add to Wish List

AMELIARANNE KEEPS SCHOOL
Written by Constance Heward. Illustrated by S.B. Pearse.
Stock no. 2132406
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1941. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial boards with blue cloth spine. Illustrated endpapers. Full page colour pictures throughout. B/w text illustrations. Unpaginated. 8.75 x 6.25". Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping to a couple of corners. Uneven fading to spine. Some marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. A few margin marks.

Buy now for £18.00 Add to Wish List

MOTOR CYCLING
Written by John H. Wyatt.
Stock no. 2132355
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1925. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Masters of Sports Series. Blue cloth with black title to spine and blind title to front cover. B/w plates. With appendix containing Motor Cycle records. Bumping to spine and corners. Small tape marks/residue to pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Name and address label stuck to rear pastedown. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. Wrapper is foxed and browned, with chipping, but only a little loss to corners.

Buy now for £100.00 Add to Wish List

AN EAR FOR UNCLE EMIL
Written by E.R. Gaggin. Illustrated by Kate Seredy.
Stock no. 1318632
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1940. Good condition.

Red cloth with yellow title to spine and vignette to front cover. 254 pages. B/w text illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped. Covers grubby, spine faded. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Neat colouring to one of the illustrations. Heavy foxing to contents.

Buy now for £14.00 Add to Wish List

THE MARY FRANCES STORY BOOK
Written by Jane Eayre Fryer. Illustrated by Edwin John Prittie.
Stock no. 1318521
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1923. Almost very good condition.

Or Adventures Among the Story People. Blue cloth covers with pictorial onlay. Gilt titles to spine. 4 colour plates plus 24 two-tone full page illustrations. 286 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Corner/margin loss to one page (2"x1"), text unaffected. Grubby fingermarks and foxing to contents. Endpapers lightly browned.

Buy now for £34.00 Add to Wish List

THE BOOK OF EPIC HEROES
Written by Amy Cruse.
Stock no. 2131903
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1927. Almost very good condition.

Attractive green cloth with gilt titles and borders, pictorial onlay to front cover. Colour and b/w plates, b/w text illustrations. 316 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some scuffs to covers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges, endpapers and to pages throughout.

Buy now for £20.00 Add to Wish List

ANNE'S HOUSE OF DREAMS
Written by L.M. Montgomery.
Stock no. 2131790
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1938. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth with black titles to front and spine and floral decorations to spine. 346 pages. Brown mark to top of spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with 2" piece of loss to top of spine; other smaller chips of loss to corners.

Buy now for £12.00 Add to Wish List