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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

UK shipping £3.70
We ship worldwide

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Latest article

Isaac and the Midnight Jewels
"Most people love butterflies and hate moths," he said. "But moths are more interesting - more engaging.” Thomas Harris, The Silence of the Lambs One of the wonders of grand-children (and they are so many that I have neither the time nor talent to do them justice) is that they can take our imagination by the hand and lead us down paths of curiosity we haven’t known since we were young ourselves. “What are moths, Pompar?” A simple enough question from a...

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The Books of Kenneth Grahame
Being specialists in children's books, Kenneth Grahame is most well known to us as the author of The Wind in the Willows - with its many editions, illustrated; abridged; old and modern. However, what of Grahame's other works? We recently acquired a collection of books into stock by Kenneth Grahame, so it was time for me to learn a little more about his other works as well. Grahame started out by writing essays which were published in magazines such as St. James Gazette, the...

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