Stella and Rose's Books Logo

Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & Collectable Books

32 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 SURVIVORS: A DOCUMENTARY RECORD OF FIFTY OF NEWPORT'S FINEST HOUSES
Written by Rex Moreton.
Stock no. 2140737
Published by Vine Press. 1st 2012. Slightly better than very good condition.

Newport, Monmouthshire. Oblong format. Brown cloth spine, green cloth boards with photographic colour onlay to front. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781904192435.

Buy now for £12.00 Add to Wish List

LIFE IN A SCOTTISH COUNTRY HOUSE
Written by Paul Harris.
Stock no. 2137368
Published by Whittingehame House Publishing. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Story of A.J. Balfour and Whittingehame House. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Limited edition to 750 copies. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0951498509. Spotting to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Brown staining to outer page edges/margins. Small newspaper cutting stuck to rear pastedown with tape.

Buy now for £38.00 Add to Wish List

1888 THE STORY OF PORT SUNLIGHT: A SOUVENIR FOR VISITORS IN GOLDEN JUBILEE YEAR 1938
No author listed.
Stock no. 2136841
Published by Lever Brothers Limited. 1938. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Card wraps. Model town that was built by the Lever Brothers. Tells the story of the village, factory and products it produced during half a century. B/w photos. Some corner creasing. Marks to covers; a bit of foxing and page browning.

Buy now for £14.00 Add to Wish List

HOUSES OF THE GENTRY 1480-1680
Written by Nicholas Cooper.
Stock no. 1823442
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Published for The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art in Association with English Heritage. A treasury of information about English upper-class houses of 1480 to 1680, and about the attitudes and motives of those who built, owned and lived in them. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0300073909. Top front corner of board lightly bumped. Top edge of text block lightly browned. Tiny indentation to rear vertical edge and corresponding nick to dustwrapper. Rear panel of dustwrapper lightly scuffed.

Buy now for £50.00 Add to Wish List

SADDLEWORTH BUILDINGS
Written by W. John Smith.
Stock no. 1823437
Published by Saddleworth Historical Society. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition.

A guide to the vernacular architecture of the parish of Saddleworth in the Pennines. Large format. White cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0904982068. Spine and rear cover browned. Rear cover creased from lower open edge corner. Old bookseller's price label to rear cover. Contents are clean.

Buy now for £48.00 Add to Wish List

A GAZETTEER OF MEDIEVAL HOUSES IN KENT
Written by Sarah Pearson; P.S. Barnwell; A.T. Adams.
Stock no. 1823423
Published by Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition.

Companion volume to The Medieval Houses of Kent and The House Within, presenting a detailed record of 414 medieval houses spread across 107 parishes, many of them dated through dendrochronological analysis. Green cardwraps. B/w plans. ISBN: 0113000499. A nice, clean copy.

Buy now for £18.00 Add to Wish List

THE HOUSE WITHIN: INTERPRETING MEDIEVAL HOUSES IN KENT
Written by P.S. Barnwell; A.T. Adams.
Stock no. 1823421
Published by Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England; HMSO. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.

Intended as a non-specialist guide to the principal features of medieval houses. Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos & diagrams. ISBN: 0113000480. Spine lightly faded, cover corners lightly creased. Light crease to lower corner of pages (margin only). Contents clean.

Buy now for £34.00 Add to Wish List

SCOTTISH COUNTRY HOUSES 1600-1914
Written by Ian Gow; Alistair Rowan.
Stock no. 1823405
Published by Edinburgh University Press. 1st thus 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

An insight into the Scottish country house in all its many guises, including much new research on significant but less familiar houses such as Kinneil, Relugas and Dunrobin. Pictorial card wraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0748610774. Spine is faded to the degree that the title cannot be read on spine. Contents fine.

Buy now for £30.00 Add to Wish List

HOUSING CULTURE: TRADITIONAL ARCHITECTURE IN AN ENGLISH LANDSCAPE
Written by Matthew Johnson.
Stock no. 1823404
Published by Smithsonian Institution Press. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An interdisciplinary study of old houses that brings together recent ideas in studies of traditional architecture, social and cultural history, and social theory by looking at the meanings of traditional architecture in Western Suffolk, England. The study spans the late medieval and early modern periods, looking at the layout and structural details of ordinary houses. Red cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos and plans. ISBN: 1560983280. Tail of spine lightly bumped. Previous owner's address label to front endpaper. Otherwise, contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at top of spine.

Buy now for £35.00 Add to Wish List

MEDIEVAL HOUSING
Written by Jane Grenville.
Stock no. 1322482
Published by Leicester University Press. 1st 1997. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Archaeology of Medieval Britain series. The ways of life and standards of living in the Middle Ages. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 230 pages. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0718514785. Spine bumped. Small white address label to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased and a little faded to spine.

Buy now for £48.00 Add to Wish List

VANISHED DWELLINGS
Written by Nigel Morgan.
Stock no. 1322445
Published by Mullion Books. 1st 1990. Very good condition.

Early industrial housing in a Lancashire Cotton Town Preston. Cardwraps. 73 pages. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 1873424000. Top corner tips of covers and pages slightly creased. Some fading to spine and spine edges.

Buy now for £18.00 Add to Wish List

THE EARLY TUDOR COUNTRY HOUSE
Written by Maurice Howard.
Stock no. 1322441
Published by George Philip. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Architecture and politics 1490-1550. Colour and b/w photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0540011193. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. A few tiny marks to front cover. Small white address label to front free-endpaper. Some pencil erasure marks to top corner of half title-page. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and faded to front spine edge.

Buy now for £30.00 Add to Wish List