Stella and Rose's Books Logo

Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & Collectable Books

82 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.

A SUMMER ON THE NENE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2139837
Published by Kaye & Ward Ltd.. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

BB forsakes his familiar caravan and Landrover and embarks on the motor cruiser Jolly Enterprise on the quiet byway of the River Nene in Northamptonshire. Green mottled boards, gilt title to spine. Green endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout. Colour frontispiece. 158 pages. 10 x 6 inches. ISBN: 0718207513. Bumping to base of spine. Foxing and browning to outer page edges and prelim pages. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks and chips.

Buy now for £95.00 Add to Wish List

BRENDON CHASE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2139836
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1944. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Three brothers decide to run away and try their hand at living and surviving like outlaws, on Brendon Chase. Green cloth covers, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Top edge green. 236 pages. 8.75 x 6". B/w wood engravings. Varying amounts of fading to spine and edges. Some bumps to cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges; some browning. Wrapper is price-cut with some tears and chips; a few pieces of loss; some tape repairs to verso. Grubby marks also to wrapper.

Buy now for £180.00 Add to Wish List

A CARP WATER (WOOD POOL) AND HOW TO FISH IT
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2139835
Published by Putnam. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green boards with gilt title to spine. B/w wood engravings, frontis and chapter headers. 72 pages. Some light wear and small knocks along cover edges. A few red ink numbers to front endpaper. Page edge browning and some foxing. Wrapper has some edge-creasing and chipping; a few closed tears and browning; rear panel has some grubby marks.

Buy now for £240.00 Add to Wish List

BILL BADGER'S BIG MISTAKE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2139834
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1968. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pictorial boards. B/w illustrations to text. 119 pages. 7.5 x 5". In the "Reindeer Books" series. ISBN: 0241900549. Light bumping and wear along cover edges/to corners. Child's names in pencil colour to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips; some creasing; some loss and lifting of laminate top layer to wrapper.

Buy now for £80.00 Add to Wish List

BEN THE BULLFINCH
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2139833
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1957. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Ben and Biddy, the two bullfinches, were found in the middle of the road, too young to move. Sheila and Peter took them home to feed and look after them... Yellow boards, blue title to spine and vignette of a reindeer to front cover. Lovely b/w illustrations. 119 pages. A Hamish Hamilton Reindeer book. Light bumping to spine and corners. A little damp marking along some edges of covers, with foxing. Foxing and browning to outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is un evenly faded; edge-torn and chipped; damp stained with foxing and other marks to rear panel especially.

Buy now for £240.00 Add to Wish List

THE LITTLE GREY MEN
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1323009
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1977. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The last gnomes in Britain live by a Warwickshire brook. Cloudberry, the restless one, determines to explore the Folly to its source. He goes and does not return. Thus the story begins when his three brothers build a boat and set out to find him. Grey/blue boards with coloured title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0416145000. Spine and corners bumped. Browning to endpapers (transferred from dustwrapper flaps which are foxed. Dustwrapper heavily sunned to spine and edges.

Buy now for £28.00 Add to Wish List

THE WAYFARING TREE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2139710
Published by Hollis & Carter. 1st 1945. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Light blue cloth with silver lettering to spine and vignette of flying geese to front cover. B/w wood engravings throughout. An attractive country book from the pen of "BB" in which he looks back to his boyhood, tells of the friends he made, of expeditions in search of birds and first attempts at fishing and shooting. 8.75x6.5". 198 pages. Some spotting to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper, which is also foxed with creased corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few closed tears and small nicks; some spotting.

Buy now for £35.00 Add to Wish List

WILD LONE
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2139700
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st 1938. Almost very good condition.

The story of the Pytchley fox. 9.25 x 6 ins. Green cloth with cream spine. 13 full page wood engravings and 37 b/w chapter headers and footers. Spine is faded with some foxing. Marks to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

Buy now for £40.00 Add to Wish List

LETTERS FROM COMPTON DEVERELL
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2139699
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1st thus 1950. Almost very good condition.

The letters are written by a countryman to a younger friend abroad and they describe the routine of country life throughout the year. A tranquil book designed for casual reading, with superb b/w illustrations perfectly in keeping with the subject and the mood. Green boards. Green endpapers are maps. 281pp. 8.5 x 5.5". Cheap edition. Spine is faded with a few marks. Some marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

Buy now for £14.00 Add to Wish List

THE QUIET FIELDS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2139696
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

This book tells of a year spent deep in the countryside, beginning when the year is young, when trees and hedges are bare to the winters winds, and on through the spring, summer and autumn, to winter once again. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Super b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0718120396. Small damp mark to base of spine (corresponding mark to wrapper). Small inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has some edge-creasing and browning; small tear to top of spine (repaired to verso).

Buy now for £45.00 Add to Wish List

THE WHITE ROAD WESTWARDS
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2139695
Published by Nicholas Kaye. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Take a trip through the lanes of Hampshire, the Somerset valleys, the Dorset woods to the Cornish Coast. 70 exquisite illustrations (colour frontis, 25 full page b/w wood engravings, plus text illustrations and chapter headers & footers). Green boards, silver title to spine. 176 pages. 8.5 x 5.5". Small damp mark to base of spine. Bookplate to front endpaper. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small chips and nicks; some fading to spine.

Buy now for £40.00 Add to Wish List

THE AUTUMN ROAD TO THE ISLES
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2139694
Published by Nicholas Kaye. 1960. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, gilt title to spine. An ordinary journey made rare by the perception of the writer and genius of the artist. Colour frontis and 65 stunning b/w engravings. Damp mark to base of spine, which goes through to margin of a few pages of prelims and same at rear. Foxing throughout. Wrapper is browned, especially to spine, with damp marking.

Buy now for £16.00 Add to Wish List