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Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & Collectable Books


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Dutch illustrator Henriette Willebeek Le Mair was born on this day in 1889. She illustrated Children's books.

Click here to see books illustrated by Henriette Willebeek Le Mair.

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20% discount on Dog Books in our Special Book Room.

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MESSAGE TO OUR EU CUSTOMERS - Effective from Jan 2024
We ship worldwide, including to the EU. However, if your shipping destination is in the EU, you will need to purchase from us via, or (our marketplace sites). Our website will link your order to at checkout to make this simple for you. Unfortunately, we have had to make this change due to the continuing impact of Brexit on small businesses. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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The Weather Forecast
We are having to get used to the frequency and ferocity of storms. We have currently experienced more than seven storms this winter already. With this information in mind, I was very interested in an article about a shipwreck off Porth Alerth near Moelfre on Anglesey that was instrumental in the creation of the shipping forecast. As often happens, tragedy leads to a catalyst for change. In British weather history, the Royal Charter Storm of 1859 was a devastating tempest off...

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Yeadon’s Register of LNER Locomotives
Yeadon’s Register of LNER Locomotives As I am normally the buyer of Children’s books for the business I often write about children’s books, authors and illustrators. However, as we have recently purchased a very large collection of books about trains and buses, I thought I would take a look at what the collection contained.  Yeadon’s Register is a series of 56 books covering all the locomotives of the LNER (London and North Eastern Railway). Each volume is well illustrated with class introduction...

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Due to recent flooding, we have fitted a webcam to the outside of our shop to allow us to monitor the river level remotely. But it also allows our customers to get a view of the Wye Valley!

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