Book of the Week – Spring’s in the Air!

I have actually chosen more than one book in celebration of Spring!

 

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Chepstow Walking Festival 12/4/14 to 14/4/2014

The 2nd Chepstow Walking Festival starts this weekend and will be officially opened by the Mayor of Chepstow at 11am in Beaufort Square, followed by a musical send off by members of the Singing Clubs of Chepstow, Usk, Duke’s Yard and the Forest of Dean.

There are walks for all ages and abilities, from 3 to 11 miles, so why not pull those boots on and pack a picnic and enjoy all that a great county like Monmouthshire has to offer.

For more info’ why not ramble along to their website Chepstow Walkers are Welcome

However if talk of walking has already exhausted you, you could always buy a book on Walking! click here for our current stock.

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Book Inscription

A lovely birthday wish from father to son:

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Book of the Week: The Wild Swans

Tuesday 2nd April was International Children’s Book day and the 209th Anniversary of the birth of Hans Christian Andersen. So I’ve chosen  one of his stories  as book o1107253f the week.

THE WILD SWANS
Andersen, Hans Christian. Illustrated by Maguire, Thomas Aquinas. Stock no. 1107253
Simply Read Books Inc.. 1st. 2012. Fine condition with no wrapper. Contained in a pictorial glazed box, small pamphlet style book that tells the story. Then pull out the glorious concertina style illustrated book! In excellent order! [R] 9781897476369.
Price: £16.00

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Book of the Week: Wells A Pictorial History

I am off this weekend to sunny(hopefully) Somerset, specifically Wells, so hence my book of the week.

wellsWELLS A PICTORIAL HISTORY
Scrase, Tony. No illustrator listed. Stock no. 820784
Phillimore. 1st. 1992. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. B/w photos. Light staining to covers and wrinkling to pages. Small nick to top of wrapper spine, which is faded. [S] 085033814X.
Price: £10.00

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Happy Birthday to Dick King-Smith

There can be few people who have not read the books of Dick King-Smith especially perhaps  The Sheep-Pig for which he was awarded  The Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize in 1984 and which was later  to be made into a film in 1995, under the name of ‘Babe’.

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Book of the Week: My Pop-Up World Atlas

Maps and Atlases have always fascinated me and this book has lots of fascinating  facts each continent in the word.

MY POP-UP WORLD ATLAS1107146
Ganeri, Anita. Illustrated by Waterhouse, Stephen. Stock no. 1107146
Templar Publishing. 1st. 2012. Fine condition with no wrapper. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Explore the world in this interactive atlas with magnificent pop-up maps, famous landmarks, fun facts, flaps, wheels and pull-outs – globetrotting at your fingertips! All pop-ups in excellent working order. [R] 9781848773981.
Price: £10.00

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To Bee or not to Bee!

Our resident beekeeper – don’t all book shops have one? – has been busy buying books about Bees, Beekeeping, Bee Farming, well all things Bee really.

And if we are talking of bees, surely Spring cannot be far behind!

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Beatrix Potter

We’ve recently added some Beatrix Potter ephemera to our stock – books about her and the places where she lived. Click here to see our current stock.

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Book of the Week – Louis C. Tiffany The Garden Museum Collection

This book is stunning, full of beautiful things!

1704694~1LOUIS C. TIFFANY THE GARDEN MUSEUM COLLECTION
Duncan, Alastair. No illustrator listed. Stock no. 1704694
Antique Collectors’ Club. 1st. 2004. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper. A Definitive work on America’s premier artist-designer. Large format. Colour photos. Contained in a fine slip-case. This copy would make a wonderful gift. [S] 185149457x.

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