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Hatchards, London

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Get lost in the United Kingdom's oldest bookstore, Hatchards, established in 1797 by John Hatchard. Browse the shelves for subjects including fiction, nonfiction, gardening, royalty, art, biography, and much more. The shop has hosted signings by such notables as J.K. Rowling, Margaret Thatcher, and Stephen Fry. Look for the portrait of the founder at the top of the staircase. Add Hatchards and other attractions to your London trip itinerary using our London road trip planning website .
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  • This is a proper old fashioned bookshop in Picadilly, from the shop frontage to the shop layout inside the store. It is like stepping back in time. The shop is a branch of Waterstones so it is refresh...  more »
  • If you want to do as the Royals do, shop here. They have three Royal Warrants and a great selection of books. The staff are excellent, they can recommend as well as point you to your shelf. When I ask...  more »
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