Stella and Rose's Books Logo

Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & Collectable Books

115 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.

FROM PARIS TO NEW YORK BY LAND
Written by Harry De Windt.
Stock no. 1824419
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1st 1903. Almost very good condition.

An account of a long land journey to ascertain the feasiblity of constructing a railway to connect the chief cities of France and America, Paris and New York. Smaller format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Minor creasing to front board, spine browned, rear board stained at vertical edge. Name & date in ink to front pastedown. Front hinge between frontis and title page split, rear joint split, binding is still tight. Endpapers and text block browned.

Buy now for £14.00 Add to Wish List

SEAPORTS OF THE FAR EAST
Written by Allister Macmillan.
Stock no. 1824418
Published by W.H. & L. Collingridge. 2nd 1925. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Second Edition. Historical and descriptive; commercial and Industrial; facts, figures, & resources. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt titles and vignette of palm tree to front board. B/w photos. Green mottling to text block. Damp stain to top & tail of spine. Small hole in cloth to front edge of spine. Uneven fading to boards. Professional repair of joints with matching blue cloth. Endpapers mottled with damp. Front hinge starting to pull, binding tight. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is unevenly browned and worn at corners, rear panel lightly marked. A nice copy of a scarce item.

Buy now for £350.00 Add to Wish List

THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE
Written by Lord Kinross; Norman Stone.
Stock no. 1824335
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2003. Slightly better than very good condition.

Illustrated cream buckram binding. Black title block with gilt title to spine. Introduced by Norman Stone. Colour plates. xxiii and 671 pages including index. Gilt title to spine lightly rubbed else a fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with a few minor scuffs.

Buy now for £20.00 Add to Wish List

YUSSUF THE GUIDE OR, THE MOUNTAIN BANDITS
Written by George Manville Fenn. Illustrated by John Schonberg.
Stock no. 1323811
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Circa 1910. Almost very good condition.

"Being a story of strange adventure in Asia Minor". Blue pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. 352 pages plus 16 page booklist to rear. 6 b/w plates. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Covers lightly marked. Prize plate to front pastedown. Heavy foxing.

Buy now for £14.00 Add to Wish List

LIVES OF THE MONGOL WARLORDS (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Leo De Hartog; Morris Rossabi; Beatrice Forbes Manz.
Stock no. 1824241
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Nearly fine condition.

Three volume set. Genghis Khan; Khubilai Khan; Tamerlane. Cloth binding with silver titles and decorations. Maps to endpapers. Colour plates. A handsome set contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed and has a couple of minor knocks to edges.

Buy now for £100.00 Add to Wish List

TENTS IN MONGOLIA
Written by Henning Haslund.
Stock no. 1323563
Published by Penguin Books Ltd. 1st thus 1943. Very good condition.

A Youth Edition prepared by Eleanor Graham. The true story of a pioneering expedition to Urianhal, a little No-man's-land between Russian and Chinese territory. Puffin Story Book PS10. Red and white cardwraps. 144 pages. Covers edge rubbed. Small, light damp stain affects top corners of pages, else clean.

Buy now for £28.00 Add to Wish List

THE ROAD TO OXIANA
Written by Robert Byron; Geoffrey Moorhouse. Illustrated by Robert Byron.
Stock no. 2140872
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2000. Slightly better than very good condition.

Introduction by Geoffrey Moorhouse. Vivid blue decorative cloth. B/w photos by the author. The author's journey to Afghanistan, 1933-1934. Spine is very slightly browned. Slip case is a little better than very good - bump along one edge.

Buy now for £20.00 Add to Wish List

RIDING TO THE TIGRIS
Written by Freya Stark.
Stock no. 2140645
Published by John Murray. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue/green cloth with gilt titles. B/w photos. Fading to spine. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with browning; some chips and nicks.

Buy now for £12.00 Add to Wish List

THE SOULS OF CHINA: THE RETURN OF RELIGION AFTER MAO
Written by Ian Johnson.
Stock no. 1823885
Published by Pantheon Books. 1st 2017. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A revelatory portrait of religion in China today - it's history, the spiritual traditions of its Eastern and Western faiths, and the ways in which it is influencing China's future. Peach cloth spine with gilt title, peach paper boards. ISBN: 9781101870051. Lower edge of boards lightly faded. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is almost fine condition.

Buy now for £12.00 Add to Wish List

THE INDIA-CHINA BORDER: A REAPPRAISAL
Written by Gondker Narayana Rao.
Stock no. 1823756
Published by Asia Publishing House. 1st 1968. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A study that was undertaken in early 1964 and completed by May that year. Navy blue cloth boards, red title to spine. 2 fold-out maps. Damage to front edge of spine and also a corresonding loss of the dustwrapper (0.75"). Grubby mark to front endpaper. Else contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is also edge-worn and chipped, scuffed and a little grubby.

Buy now for £18.00 Add to Wish List

TIBET AND ITS HISTORY
Written by H.E. Richardson.
Stock no. 2139492
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1962. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with red title label, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Spine is browned. Marks to covers. Some foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges.

Buy now for £14.00 Add to Wish List

THE MODERN HISTORY OF SOVIET CENTRAL ASIA
Written by Geoffrey Wheeler.
Stock no. 2139438
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. Circa 1964. Very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Spotting to covers, bumping to corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

Buy now for £12.00 Add to Wish List