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187 Piccadilly, St James’s, W1J 9LE
Hatchards is one of the oldest bookshops in the United Kingdom, It was founded by John Hatchard in 1797 in Piccadilly where it still stands today.
His portrait still hangs in pride in the shop, and it has a reputation for attracting high-profile authors and holds three Royal Warrants.
Over the years many famous authors have signed at Hatchards including more recently J.K Rowling, , Peter Ackroyd, Lauren Bacall, , Alec Guinness, ,Hilary Mantel and Sebastian Faulks..
There are a number of antiquarian books sold usually related to Winston Churchill, with a small section to Royalty. Other specialist sections include Gardening, Food & Drink, Biography, and Art.
Hatchard’s regularly host literary events and book signings in the shop.
Next to Fortnum and Mason, Hatchards offers old fashioned charm which has attracted a wide range of customers to its store.
If you want further information about Hatchards , visit their website here