Messages will go here
Stella and Rose's Books Logo

Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & collectable books

HISTORY

You are viewing all stock in the "HISTORY" category. We currently have 3125 books in this category in stock.

3125 records found. If you are looking for a specific book which we do not have in stock, then please get in touch and we'll let you know just as soon as it comes in.

SNUFF BOTTLES OF CHINA
Written by Hugh M. Moss.
Stock no. 1816532
Published by Bibelot Publishers Limited. 1st 1971. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Chinese, with their long and carefully preserved fingernails, were unable to take a pinch of snuff in the European manner; and so they devised the snuff bottle, with its tightly stoppered narrow neck and attached small spoon. A fascinating book to the expert or the amateur. Large format. Brown cloth boards, gilt titles. Beige dragon decorated endpapers. Colour photos. ISBN: 0900449004. A few marks to pictorial dustwrapper.

Buy now for £50.00 Enquire about this book

CHURCH MUSIC IN SOUTH WALES 1870-1950: THE SEATONS OF MARGAM AND PORT TALBOT
Written by David Galliver.
Stock no. 1816529
1st 1997. Very good condition.

Green cardwraps. B/w photos. 90 pages. ISBN: 0646338080. SIGNED by the author (with best wishes) to title page. Covers unevenly faded.

Buy now for £14.00 Enquire about this book

A LIST OF THE NAMES AND RESIDENCES OF THE HIGH SHERIFFS OF THE COUNTY OF GLAMORGAN FROM 1541 TO 1966
Written by George Williams; Richard John.
Stock no. 1816528
Published by Martin Cadbury Limited. 1st 1966. Slightly better than very good condition.

Green cloth, red title block and gilt title to spine and vignette to front. SIGNED by Richard John (his personal property) who wrote the introduction.

Buy now for £16.00 Enquire about this book

THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE
Written by Gilbert White.
Stock no. 1816516
Published by Bell and Daldy. 1862. Very good condition.

With Miscellaneous Observations and Explanatory Notes. Pages:vi, 426 including index. Bound in brown leather spine with gilt title, dark green cloth boards. Small format. Top edge gilt. Spine lightly rubbed. Binding firm. Bookplate to front pastedown. Contents clean.

Buy now for £40.00 Enquire about this book

CIDER - THE FORGOTTEN MIRACLE
Written by James Crowden. Illustrated by Brian Hanscomb.
Stock no. 2127729
Published by Cyder Press 2. 1st 1999. Very good condition.

Slightly oblong format. Card wraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0953710300. Some creasing to cover corners. Browning.

Buy now for £18.00 Enquire about this book

THE ANTARCTIC VOYAGE OF HMAS WYATT EARP
Written by Phillip Law.
Stock no. 2127726
Published by Allen & Unwin. 1st 1995. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

In the summer of 1947-48 Australia's first Antarctic exploration since Mawson voyages of 1929-31 were undertaken in a small, old, decrepit wood ship. B/w photos. ISBN: 1863738037. Foxing to prelims and endpapers. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few nicks.

Buy now for £20.00 Enquire about this book

THE DICKENS ADVERTISER
Written by Bernard Darwin; Charles Dickens.
Stock no. 2127717
Published by Elkin Mathews & Marrot. 1930. Almost very good condition.

A collection of the advertisements in the original parts of novels by Dickens, edited by Darwin. B/w illustrations. Spine is very browned. Rest of covers are unevenly spotted with some grubby marks. Corners are bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

Buy now for £18.00 Enquire about this book

SOME STUDIES OF CHILDREN
Written by Lilian Hocknell. Illustrated by Lilian Hocknell.
Stock no. 2127685
Very good condition.

Card wraps. Card wraps. B/w illustrations. Some drawings that had been done over the years for Chilprufe Ltd, a leading manufacturer of children's clothes. Some creasing to covers. Some browning, especially to tissue-guards.

Buy now for £64.00 Enquire about this book

WHITEWAY COLONY
Written by Joy Thacker.
Stock no. 2127678
Published by Joy Thacker. 1st 1993. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The social history of a Tolstoyan community in Gloucestershire. B/w photos. ISBN: 0952176009. SIGNED by author to half-title page. Some browning and bumping to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some browning.

Buy now for £42.00 Enquire about this book

KING ARTHUR AND HIS KNIGHTS
Written by Anthony Mockler. Illustrated by Nick Harris.
Stock no. 2127672
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oxford illustrated classics. Blue boards, gilt titles. Full page colour and B/W illustrations. 294 pages. ISBN: 019274531X. Wear along cover edges. Page edge browning. Wrapper is browned to spine, with some edge-creasing.

Buy now for £10.00 Enquire about this book

MAPPING ENGLAND
Written by Simon Foxell.
Stock no. 1816508
Published by Black Dog Publishing. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Work from cartographers, military strategists, government officials and fine artists culminate in a complete look at where mapping England originated, and the ways it has evolved over the years in response to changing notions of nationhood, security and cultural identity. Large format. Matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. 271 pages including index. ISBN: 9781906155513. Edges of boards bumped, rear board scuffed.

Buy now for £20.00 Enquire about this book

THE ILLUSTRATED COMPANION TO NELSON'S NAVY
Written by Nicholas Blake; Richard Lawrence.
Stock no. 1816505
Published by Chatham Publishing. 2000. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Describing every aspect of the navy and bringing to life the shipboard world of the seaman. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and blue/white illustrations. Colour illustrated double spread title page. ISBN: 1861760906.

Buy now for £15.00 Enquire about this book