Stella and Rose's Books Logo

Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & collectable books

163 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 PATSY BOOK
Written by Anne Anderson. Illustrated by Anne Anderson; Alan Wright.
Stock no. 1506246
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1919. Almost very good condition.

Being the Adventures of Patsy, Patty and Pat. Large format 11.75 x 9.75". Cloth spine. Colour pictorial front board. Illustrated endpapers. 13 beautiful colour plates plus numerous b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Browning and foxing to cover edges. Rear cover marked. Free endpapers browned. Contents generally clean just a few fingermarks. All plates present but 2 have been remounted and have slightly ragged edges.

Buy now for £180.00 Add to Wish List

STOLEN HOLIDAY
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by A.H. Watson.
Stock no. 1405721
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st thus 1956. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

The story of how the children's holiday nearly ended in disaster - all Marjorie's fault of course! New Edition. Orange cloth, colour frontis, b/w illustrations. Spine a little bumped with a small dark mark at bottom. Name and date to front endpaper. Last couple of pages browned. Top corners of pages 55 - 62 are creased. Foxing to page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn with tears to either side of spine. Spine and rear panel are grubby. Spine faded.

Buy now for £34.00 Add to Wish List

SILVER AND GOLD
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Ethel F. Everett.
Stock no. 1506116
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st thus 1927. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Attractive white cloth with silver and gold decorations and vignette. Pictorial endpapers. Eight pretty colour plates. Full-page b/w illustrations. A book of verse for children. Spine bumped. Browning to spine and some cover edges. Cloth at top edge of rear cover slightly rippled. Covers slightly grubby. Light crease to front endpaper. Foxing to contents otherwise clean. All plates present. Dustwrapper has some edge wear with a couple of small tears, chips and creases. Loss from base of spine disguised by photocopy underneath. Clear tape repairs to tears on verso. 5 written on front panel near fold. Corners cut from flaps.

Buy now for £210.00 Add to Wish List

THE CHILDREN'S TREASURY OF PICTURES AND STORIES No. XVIII
Written by Ethel Talbot; Angela Brazil; Robert Hudson; et al; Edward Shirley. Illustrated by Anne Anderson; et al..
Stock no. 1506094
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. circa 1917. Slightly better than good condition.

Red cloth spine with black title and vignette, cream pictorial boards with picture of children in boat in night sky to top half, black title to bottom half. Adverts to rear cover and endpapers. 4 Colour plates by Anderson, b/w text illustrations throughout. Brazil story is While Frank had Measles. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Spine faded. Covers grubby and marked. Light crease to rear cover. Both joints and a couple of hinges cracked. Ink presentation inscription to verso of frontis. Some marks to contents but most pages are clean. A little foxing/browning. All plates present.

Buy now for £30.00 Add to Wish List

LITTLE FOLKS' BOOK OF COLOURED PICTURES
No author listed. Illustrated by Inez Topham; Harry Woolley; Mabel Lucie Attwell; Lawson Wood; Honor C. Appleton; et al..
Stock no. 1506060
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. circa 1930. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine. Pictorial covers, front shows boy eating slice of melon. Full page colour illustration to each page, 12 in total, with title below. 10.25 x 8. Wear to spine, corners and cover edges. A few marks/fingermarks to contents, mainly to margins. Colours still bright.

Buy now for £48.00 Add to Wish List

THE SMITH FAMILY
Written by Mrs. H.C. Cradock. Illustrated by S.G. Hulme Beaman.
Stock no. 2121577
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles and vignette. 4 colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations to text. 87 pages. Approx. 9 x 7". Bumping to spine and corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. All colour plates are present.

Buy now for £40.00 Add to Wish List

WEE TALES FOR WEE TOTS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1505979
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Happy Stories and Jolly Pictures for the Little Folks. Cloth spine. Pictorial front cover shows four toddlers around a book. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. 159 pages. Spine bumped and faded. Small bumps and some wear to corners and cover edges. Covers slightly grubby, edges of rear cover browned. Small bookseller's embossed stamp to front endpaper. Some foxing and browning, worst to endpapers and prelims. Just a couple of marks to contents otherwise.

Buy now for £25.00 Add to Wish List

ISLAND NIGHTS ENTERTAINMENTS
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Stock no. 1505925
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Nelson's Classics in Leather series. Consisting of The Beach of Falesa, The Bottle Imp and The Isle of Voices. Green leather soft covers, gilt titles and circular vignette. Small format 6.25 x 4.25". Top edge gilt. B/w frontis. 281 pages plus book lists. Wear to ends of darkened spine with slight loss to top edge. Corner tip of rear cover missing. Faint light marks to covers. Name in pencil to prelims. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with a little loss from ends of spine. Panels grubby, spine darkened.

Buy now for £16.00 Add to Wish List

THE BUMPER BOOK FOR CHILDREN
Written by Dora Percy Smith; Marjory Royce; et al. Illustrated by Ruth Cobb; Topham; Cicely Englefield; et al..
Stock no. 1505877
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. circa 1928. Slightly better than good condition.

Orange pictorial boards show circus pictures, two children and clown to front, lion in hat to spine, ringmaster and horse to rear. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 128 pages. 8.5 x 7". A chunky volume of stories and rhymes. First story is The Dancing Bear. Covers slightly darkened. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Clear tape stuck to corners. A few hinges cracked. Name in ink to verso of frontis and pencil inscription to verso of title page. Some foxing and an odd mark to contents. All plates present but one is detached and two are partially detached.

Buy now for £25.00 Add to Wish List

THE BUMPER BOOK FOR CHILDREN
Written by Dora Newton; Dora Percy Smith; Olive Chandler; E.S. Duffin; Marjory Royce; et al. Illustrated by Cyril Cowell; Frank Adams; Margaret Tempest; Ruth Cobb; Hilda Cowham; et al..
Stock no. 1505876
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. circa 1927. Good condition.

Pictorial boards show children stroking horse to front cover, both riding horse to spine, yellow titles. 8 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. First story is Joan Visits a Farm. 128 pages. 8.5 x 7". A chunky volume of stories and rhymes. Covers darkened and grubby. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Front edge of spine cracked. Large ink inscription to verso of frontis. A few hinges cracked so binding feels weak. Some light foxing and an odd mark to contents. One plate is MISSING and one partially detached.

Buy now for £14.00 Add to Wish List

THE JOLLY BOOK - TENTH YEAR
Written by Edwin Chisholm; Angela Brazil; Constance Heward; Queenie Scott-Hopper; et al. Illustrated by G.E. Studdy; Harold Earnshaw; Lawson Wood; Anne Anderson; et al..
Stock no. 1405240
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Cloth pictorial spine, yellow covers show children dressed as clowns. 16 colour plates. 320 pages. Edited by Chisholm. First story: The Khaki Boys by Angela Brazil. Spine bumped and a little worn. Corners bumped and worn. Bottom edge of front board worn. Other edges rubbed. Light browning to edge of rear board and a few marks to front board. Browning to endpapers and prelims. Name and inscription to verso of frontis. A few foxspots to page edges. Some marks to text block edge otherwise contents generally clean.

Buy now for £35.00 Add to Wish List

OUR DIARY OR TEDDY AND ME
No author listed. Illustrated by John Hassall.
Stock no. 1405171
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Good condition.

Large format 10 x 8". Blue cloth with red titles to front. Full-page colour illustrations throughout, 30 text pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine is browned. Covers are grubby and browned. Front joint badly cracked showing webbing below. Rear joint beginning to crack. Front endpaper is missing. Rear endpaper and frontis are loose. Browned tape marks to inner margin of prelims. Front endpaper is creased. Browning to endpapers and page edges. Transfer of colour from some illustrations to page opposite. Couple of light crayon marks. Some foxing and some grubby marks mostly to page edges.

Buy now for £24.00 Add to Wish List