Stella and Rose's Books Logo

Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & collectable books

540 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.

ANIMAL PLAYTIME
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Harry B. Neilson; J.A. Shepherd; et al..
Stock no. 1320518
Published by James Clarke & Co.. 1st 1908. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards. Front cover shows Fox with cockrel. B/w illustrations throughout. Some cats by Wain. Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn. Front cover illustration is still bright. Some slight chipping of paper covering to spine. Small binding error of crease in paper to rear cover. Inscription in ink to verso of title-page (dated 1909) and one name crossed out and replaced with another. Some slight foxing and fingering to contents. Light tobacco smell to contents.

Buy now for £180.00 Add to Wish List

MADE IN THE TRENCHES
Written by Sir Frederick Treves; George Goodchild. Illustrated by Denis Cowles; H.A. Robinson; Howard K. Elcock; et al..
Stock no. 1320162
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1916. Almost very good condition.

Composed entirely from articles & sketches contributed by soldiers. Cream cloth with illustration of soldier to front. Mounted colour plate for frontis, b/w text illustrations throughout. 240 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Some marks to covers and some creasing to the cloth. Large name and address written in felt-tip pen to front free-endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned.

Buy now for £18.00 Add to Wish List

BUSY LITTLE FOLK
No author listed. Illustrated by Ruth Cobb; Ethel K. Burgess; Harold Earnshaw; N. Buchanan; Honor C. Appleton; et al..
Stock no. 1320060
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps, front shows two children gardening, Blackie's picture Books advert to rear. 8.5 x 6". Full page colour illustration to insides of covers. Stories and rhymes with b/w illustrations. Rear cover is a little grubby. Covers slightly edge rubbed. Split to lower 2" of spine. Some slight fingering to page margins.

Buy now for £14.00 Add to Wish List

UNDERTONES OF WAR
Written by Edmund Blunden; Jon Stallworthy. Illustrated by Paul Nash; et al..
Stock no. 1820946
Published by Folio Society. 1992. Nearly fine condition.

Introduction by Stallworthy. Dramatic olive-green and black pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Third printing. Contained in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition (a few scuffs).

Buy now for £14.00 Add to Wish List

SHAKESPEARE'S SONNETS AND A LOVER'S COMPLAINT
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Simon Brett; et al..
Stock no. 2134231
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1989. Nearly fine condition.

Blue cloth spine, with gilt title. Blue paper boards with elaborate gold pattern. B/w engravings. Top edge speckled blue. Slip case is very good - has a few marks.

Buy now for £12.00 Add to Wish List

A TRAMP ABROAD
Written by Mark Twain. Illustrated by B. Day; True Williams; W.F. Brown; et al..
Stock no. 1319693
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1882. Very good condition.

Red cloth, b/w vingettes and gilt titles to front and spine. Floral endpapers. B/w illustrations to text throughout. 564 pages. 32 page catalogue to rear dated February 1882. Spine and corners bumped. Spine slightly faded. Splash mark to front cover. Inscription in ink to top margin of title-page. Foxing and a light musty smell to contents.

Buy now for £14.00 Add to Wish List

EAGLES, HAWKS AND FALCONS OF THE WORLD (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Leslie H. Brown; Dean Amadon. Illustrated by Roger Tory Peterson; et al..
Stock no. 1820533
Published by Country Life. 1979. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. 125 full-colour paintings. Brown/terracotta cloth boards, gilt titles and vignette. ISBN: 060043124X. Contained in publisher's slipcase with large brown pictorial onlay to all sides which is scuffed and rubbed at edges.

Buy now for £50.00 Add to Wish List

PLAYBOX ANNUAL 1914
No author listed. Illustrated by Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 1319579
Published by The Amalgamated Press. 1914. Good condition.

Green cloth spine. Colour pictorial front board. 4 colour plates. Two-tone and b/w illustrations, including some by Wain. Covers edge worn. Spine worn with split at base. Rear cover is slightly grubby. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Front joint cracked and frontis missing. Ragged edges and margin tears to plates. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins.

Buy now for £38.00 Add to Wish List

PLAYBOX ANNUAL 1913
No author listed. Illustrated by S.J. Cash; Hilda Cowham; E.M. Taylor; et al..
Stock no. 1319578
Published by The Amalgamated Press. 1913. Very good condition.

Green cloth spine, pictorial front board. Colour plates, b/w and two-tone illustrations. 208 pages. Covers are edge worn. Spine worn. Rear cover is grubby. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Front joint is cracked (between frontis and title-page). Some light fingermarks at page margins else contents clean.

Buy now for £30.00 Add to Wish List

SUNDAY READING FOR THE YOUNG 1900
No author listed. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; A.G. Walker; W.H.C. Groome; Helen Miles; George Woolliscroft Rhead; Charles Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 2133964
Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co.. 1900. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth boards with white decorative borders and embossed white illustration of girl and boy to front. Bevelled edges. Colour frontispiece entitled 'Preparing for the Flower Service'. B/w illustrations by various artists. 412 pages plus 24 page publisher advert to rear. All edges gilt. Bumping and wear to over edges. A few marks to covers and uneven fading to rear. Reward plate to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Some page browning.

Buy now for £20.00 Add to Wish List

MOTORS AND MOTOR-DRIVING
Written by Alfred C. Harmsworth. Illustrated by H.M. Brock; et al..
Stock no. 2133944
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 2nd 1903. Very good condition.

Pages: xx, 456 + 4. Original brown decorated cloth. Illustrations by H. M. Brock, H. Tringham and from Photographs. Badminton Library series. Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing to pages.

Buy now for £38.00 Add to Wish List

RUPERT ANNUAL 2016
Written by Stuart Trotter; Mara Alperin; et al. Illustrated by John Harrold; Alfred Bestall; Stuart Trotter; et al..
Stock no. 2133894
Published by Egmont Uk Limited. 2016. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Front cover shows Rupert and friends on the water, with picnic baskets. First story is 'Rupert and the Iceberg' from the 1986 annual. ISBN: 9781405283519. SIGNED by Stuart Trotter, with dedication to a previous owner on title page. Also contains a small laminated card that says 'The Followers of Rupert 2016 Signed Annual.

Buy now for £25.00 Add to Wish List