Stella and Rose's Books Logo

Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & Collectable Books

227 stock records found. Did you know that you can now search our sold stock? Look for the 'sold stock' filter at the bottom of the filter options.

THE BEST ADVENTURE
Written by Norman Dale. Illustrated by Diana John.
Stock no. 1323718
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1947. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The successor to 'Secret Service' and 'Dangerous Treasure' featuring Peter and Ginger. Cream cloth with black titles to spine and vignette to front cover. Front endpaper is a sketch map. B/w illustrations. 127 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Small patch at base of spine is darkened. Light foxing to textblock and light browning to endpapers. Dustwrapper is edge worn with loss to base of spine (and slight loss at top). Rear panel is foxed and grubby.

Buy now for £10.00 Add to Wish List

SECRET SERVICE!
Written by Norman Dale. Illustrated by Gertrude Elias.
Stock no. 1323694
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head Limited. 1947. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The story of the wonderful things that happened to two small boys who ran away to sea. Vivid blue cloth, black title to spine and vignette to front. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Dustwrapper is chipped with some loss and foxed to rear panel and also on verso.

Buy now for £18.00 Add to Wish List

DANGEROUS TREASURE
Written by Norman Dale. Illustrated by Diana John.
Stock no. 1323693
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head Limited. 1947. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Peter and Ginger hunt for treasure believed to be buried beneath a priory. Cream cloth, black title to spine and vignette to front. B/w illustrations. 128 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Spine foxed and faded. Foxing to endpapers. Second impression dustwrapper is chipped with some loss and grubby to rear panel.

Buy now for £18.00 Add to Wish List

PETER DUCK
Written by Arthur Ransome. Illustrated by Arthur Ransome.
Stock no. 1323551
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine and blind title to front board. Endpapers are maps. B/w illustrations. 431 pages. ISBN: 0224606336. Spine slightly bumped. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly worn at spine and corners, browned to spine and grubby to rear panel.

Buy now for £16.00 Add to Wish List

THE SCARLET HAND
Written by Charles Gilson. Illustrated by George Soper.
Stock no. 1323465
Published by The Boy's Own Paper. Circa 1910. Very good condition.

Being the adventures of Travers Humphreys and his friend, Jack Haliday, together with authenticated facts in connection with the Secret Society of the Scarlet Hand, and some mention of Jugatai, the Tartar. Blue pictorial cloth. 3 colour plates. 304 pages. Spine bumped. Foxing throughout. Light stain to fore-edge of textblock.

Buy now for £18.00 Add to Wish List

STRANGERS TO THE MARSH
Written by Monica Edwards. Illustrated by Geoffrey Whittam.
Stock no. 1824124
Published by Collins. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Dark blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. It started off with the scuppering of The Emma, old Jim Deck's ancient and unroadworthy bicycle... Front board affected by damp - bowed with minor marks. Damp mark to front pastedown. Browning to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper is crinkled with damp and stained blue from front board to verso of front panel, edge-worn with a few closed tears, stained and grubby to rear panel.

Buy now for £54.00 Add to Wish List

THE LUCK OF SALLOWBY
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Tilden Reeves.
Stock no. 1323372
Published by White Lion Publishers Limited. 1st thus 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and maps to endpapers. 221 pages. ISBN: 0856861790. Frontis has been removed. Corner crease (with a few light foxspots to one page) else contents clean. White dustwrapper is unusually bright and clean.

Buy now for £38.00 Add to Wish List

LOST LAGOON
Written by Armstrong Sperry. Illustrated by ARMSTRONG SPERRY.
Stock no. 1323358
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head Limited. 1st UK 1943. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Pacific Adventure. Green cloth, blue title to spine. 160 pages. B/w text illustrations. Minimal bumping to spine. Small, neat inscription in pencil to front free-endpaper. Contents clean. Minimal rubbing to wrapper edges.

Buy now for £30.00 Add to Wish List

THE BOY WHO WAS AFRAID
Written by Armstrong Sperry. Illustrated by ARMSTRONG SPERRY.
Stock no. 1323357
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head Limited. 1st UK 1942. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, black title to spine. B/w pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations. Winner of the highest American Award - the Newberry Medal. Some very light spotting to covers and some very slight fading to spine. Foxspots to endpapers. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is ever so slightly edge rubbed.

Buy now for £34.00 Add to Wish List

FINGAL'S GHOST
Written by Kathleen Fidler.
Stock no. 1323355
Published by John Crowther Ltd.. 1st 1945. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Yellow cloth, gilt titles. B/w frontis. A slim volume of 59 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some slight darkening to cover edges. Inscription in ink to front free-endpapers. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a fair amount of loss, rear panel is grubby.

Buy now for £12.00 Add to Wish List

SAUCERS OVER THE MOOR
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Bertram Prance.
Stock no. 1323205
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A gripping and fast-moving adventure story about the Lone Pine Club set on Dartmoor. Cream boards, red titles. Endpapers show sketch of the Moor. B/w illustrations. 244 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Neat colouring to the map on the front endpapers. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and chipped with very slight loss. Blurb to front flap has I assume a correction pasted to the middle of the blurb (see photo).

Buy now for £38.00 Add to Wish List

SPADES AND FEATHERS
Written by Tyler Whittle. Illustrated by Raymond Sheppard; Tyler Whittle.
Stock no. 1323186
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1955. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Searching for the lost plate of a ruined Norfolk monastery is the main theme of this story. Peach boards with black title to spine and small avocet vignette to front cover. 221 pages. B/w illustrations. Endpapers are maps of Crome's Broad. Some slightly bumped. Some very slightly browning to lower cover edges. Small patch of white paper transfer to base of spine (from dustwrapper). Contents are foxed and browned. Dustwrapper is edge worn, foxed on verso with damp stains to edges and tape repairs on verso.

Buy now for £38.00 Add to Wish List