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Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & collectable books

Welcome to Stella & Rose's Books

The premier source for rare and out of print books, especially childrens and illustrated books. Both shops are open seven days a week - we look forward to seeing you, or you can buy online!

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Stella Books, Tintern
Free Parking opposite shop.

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Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye
Children's & Illustrated books only.

Opening hours

Mon. - Fri. 10:00 - 17:30
Sat. & Sun. 9:30 - 17:30

WELCOME TO OUR NEW WEBSITE. PLEASE GET IN TOUCH IF YOU HAVE ANY QUERIES.

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Latest article

Here Comes The Sun
No, don't panic!  This is not an advance warning of global catastrophe as the planet is consumed by a rampaging sun. Nor, and possibly this may be an even greater relief, does it have anything to do with 1970s television. Note for our younger readers: in the Seventies we'd sit glued to the TV set, possibly by the static electricity from all that damn nylon, as the Holiday programme, hosted by Cliff Michelmore, scorched across our screens to the refrain Here...

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Featured book

Face to Face: Three Centuries of Artists' Self-Portraiture by Xanthe Brooke
This catalogue was produced to accompany an exhibition at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool at the end of 1994. The exhibition focused on self portraits from the Walker Gallery itself but included many paintings from around the British Isles.   Self-portraiture was a popular method of painting, it was also cheap and you could always rely on the sitter! The popularity of the Self-Portrait went hand in hand with the technology of developing non distorting mirrors, flat mirrors, thus enabling an artist...

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