Stella and Rose's Books Logo

Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & Collectable Books

73 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 WHITE FOXES OF GORFENLETCH
Written by Henry Tegner. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1323628
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green Boards with gilt title to spine. Full page b/w wood engraving illustrations plus chapter headers and footers. 149 pages. 8.5 x 5.5". Spine and corners bumped. Endpapers partly browned. A few foxspots to textblock. Price-cut wrapper is grubby and foxed, chipped to lower front corner with small tear to top front spine edge and name in ink to front panel.

Buy now for £28.00 Add to Wish List

ENGLISH WOOD-ENGRAVING 1900-1950
Written by Thomas Balston.
Stock no. 1824227
Published by Art & Technics. 1st thus 1951. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A survey by Thomas Balston and over 100 engravings by Eric Gill, Eric Ravilious, Gordon Craig, Robert Gibbings, Joan Hassall and other contemporary wood-engravers. Blue cloth boards with gilt title, brown patterned paper boards. B/w and colour wood engravings. 84 pages. Boards nicea nd bright, a little rubbed to corners. Browning to endpapers and prelims else contents clean. Beige pictorial dustwrapper is browned.

Buy now for £60.00 Add to Wish List

THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY GENTLEMAN
Written by Laurence Sterne. Illustrated by John Lawrence.
Stock no. 1824221
Published by Folio Society. 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

New Binding design - attractive green pictorial cloth with pink title block to spine. Edited by Graham Petrie, Foreword by Lindsey Davis. B/w wood engravings plus one tipped-in colour plate (marbled paper). 3rd printing, first printing in this format. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which has a scuff to one side exposing board beneath paper covering.

Buy now for £25.00 Add to Wish List

THE NOVELS OF HENRY FIELDING (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Henry Fielding. Illustrated by Simon Brett; Derrick Harris; Frank Martin.
Stock no. 1824216
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1995. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial red cloth. Titles are: Amelia; Tom Jones; Jonathan Wild; Joseph Andrews. Illustrated with wood engravings. A lovely set contained in publisher's slipcase which has a few knocks and bumps and scuffs.

Buy now for £36.00 Add to Wish List

JOHN PIPER THE COMPLETE GRAPHIC WORKS: A CATALOGUE RAISONNE 1923 - 1983
Written by Orde Levinson. Illustrated by John Piper.
Stock no. 1824205
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Compiled and edited by Orde. A complete catalogue of John Piper's etchings, aquatints, wood engravings, lithographs and screenprints with detailed information about each entry. Large format. White cloth boards, black titles. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0571149901. Boards clean. Date in pencil (will not erase) to top of front endpaper. Pastedowns are bubbled (binding fault). Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned across top edge to verso. Mild musty odour present.

Buy now for £48.00 Add to Wish List

ERIC RAVILIOUS: MEMOIR OF AN ARTIST
Written by Helen Binyon. Illustrated by Eric Ravilious.
Stock no. 1824193
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1983. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Eric Ravilious was among the foremost of English artists to emerge between the wears - and one of the great original wood engravers. Helen Binyon knew Ravilious well from their student days and has drawn on her intimate knowledge of his life and work to present an account of this vivid and exciting artist. Black cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w & colour illustrations throughout. Minor fxoing to text block especially top edge. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned to spine.

Buy now for £40.00 Add to Wish List

THE WORKS OF JANE AUSTEN (7 VOLUMES)
Written by Jane Austen. Illustrated by Joan Hassall.
Stock no. 1824173
Published by Folio Society. 1989. Nearly fine condition.

Red cloth spines, gilt titles. Decorated boards. B/w decorations. Reset edition. Includes Pride and Prejudice; Shorter Works; Sense and Sensibility; Northanger Abbey; Emma; Mansfield Park; Persuasion. Reprint. A lovely set contained in publisher's matching red slipcase with just a few minor scuffs.

Buy now for £60.00 Add to Wish List

BOXWOOD & GRAVER A MISCELLANY OF BLOCKS
No author listed. Illustrated by Reynolds Stone; Cecil Keeling; Derrick Harris; Imre Reiner; Roy Morgan; George Buday; David Gentleman; Diana Bloomfield.
Stock no. 1323565
Published by Westerham Press; Allen Lane. 1st 1958. Very good condition.

Privately printed for Allen Lane. One of 1500 copies. With 40 French-fold leaves and illustrated with 31 wood engravings formerly used in Penguin books here printed on recto pages from the original block. Bound in gilt-titled quarter vellum over wood veneer boards. Spine browned and cover edges also a little browned. Name and address ink stamp to front free-endpaper. Light page edge browning else contents clean.

Buy now for £38.00 Add to Wish List

A BOOK OF WOOD ENGRAVINGS
No author listed. Illustrated by E. Mervyn Taylor.
Stock no. 1323525
Published by Caxton Press. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, white title label to front cover. Beautiful b/w wood engravings, subjects of which are familliar to the New Zealand mind. Front free-endpaper has been removed. Some light browning to the tissue-paper 'separators'. Spine and corners bumped. Dustwrapper is edge chipped and slightly creased.

Buy now for £54.00 Add to Wish List

BRENDON CHASE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1323518
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1954. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Wonderful b/w illustrations. 235 pages. Fourth impression. Top and tail of spine bumped and faded. Damp stain to edge of front cover and prelims. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is worn and torn with some loss to spine and edges. Wrapper is foxed and lightly damp stained.

Buy now for £48.00 Add to Wish List

THROUGH THE WOODS
Written by H.E. Bates. Illustrated by Agnes Miller Parker.
Stock no. 1323475
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1936. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

'The English Woodland - April to April'. Burnt orange cloth, gilt title to spine. 73 engravings on wood. 141 pages. 10.5 x 8". Spine and corners slightly bumped. Cover edges a little dusty. A few foxspots to textblock. Small booksellers sticker to rear pastedown (slight transfer of colour onto facing endpaper. Dustwrapper is well browned and grubby with some small splash marks. Chipped to top of spine with slight loss.

Buy now for £68.00 Add to Wish List

SELF TO SELF
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Blair Hughes-Stanton.
Stock no. 1323473
Published by Faber and Gwyer, Ltd.. 1st 1928. Very good condition.

No. 11 of The Ariel Poems. Large-paper edition, limited to 500 copies. Light grey boards with gilt title to front. Small b/w illustration to half title-page and one full-page illustration. SIGNED by the author to limitation page, this is copy no. 187. A few very small, light marks to covers. Contents bright and clean.

Buy now for £84.00 Add to Wish List