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Signed by the Author

Signed by the Author

Over the years, Bibliophile has known many author friends who have been kind enough to sign their books. Bibliophile sells books signed whenever possible in our family book club like those of our author friends like David Day the Canadian poet, environmentalist and Tolkien expert, historian Max Arthur, artists Helen Cowcher and Frieda Hughes, crime writer Simon Brett, Python Terry Jones, Ray Hammond, cartoonists Tony Husband and Neil Kerber, wordsmith Ray Puxley, Susuan Brewer, Robin Bayley and the late great George Melly and others have all been happy to sign their books for Bibliophile. A speciality of Bibliophile is our editor/owner Annie's parents, Aileen Armitage and late step-father Deric Longden. Bibliophile has published several of their titles in eBook editions.

Gyles Brandreth


Our Editor Annie Quigley meets and makes friends with Gyles Brandreth at the Royal Warrant Holders Banquet, November 2016. They share a love of books and know people from the book trade. Gyles kindly agreed to sign his book WORD PLAY and we hope to stock his marvellous Oscar Wilde murder mystery series.



Susan Brewer


Sue and Annie have been friends for years as Sue has written thousands of blurbs for us over many years. Meantime she has written on Dolls and Girls Comics.


Alex Hamilton "Pooter" signed book

Remember the weekly literary column by Pooter in The Times before he defected to the Guardian? It was our dear friend Alex, pictured here with Annie at Bibliophile in 2015 signing his wonderful "bedside" book. It's a Who's Who of literary talent. Sadly Alex died just one year after this picture was taken and two weeks after Annie last saw him for lunch at his home with Stephanie. Cruelly, he had suffered with dementia.


PRINCESS MICHAEL OF KENT    Book Number: 80372
Published price: £18.99
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Hardback

Yolande of Aragon was just 19 years old when she was sent away from home to marry the Duke of Anjou, who was the first cousin of Charles VI. This was a politically arranged union to form an allianc...

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APRIL BARRY    Book Number: 81013
Published price: £4.99
Bibliophile price: £1.75
Product format: Paperback

Every cat lover will want to find out what happened to the little black and white kitten called Belle who lived with mummy, daddy and Elle who one day went to play in the fields which was forbidden...
APRIL BARRY    Book Number: 81014
Published price: £5.99
Bibliophile price: £1.50
Product format: Paperback

A strikingly beautiful full page illustration of two poppies is juxtaposed with a poignant hand drawn illustration of grey soldiers in the trenches in the First World War, surrounded by barbed wire...
BRIAN SALTER    Book Number: 79844
Published price: £12.50
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

Everyone loves a model village, and this collection features Britain's best, including some that are as historic as their originals. Several of the earliest examples developed from model railway la...
WORD PLAY: A Cornucopia of Puns
GYLES BRANDRETH    Book Number: 81350
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Paperback

SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, this Sunday Times bestseller is a banquet of wickedly witty wordplay. Join the wit and word-meister Gyles Brandreth, Just A Minute regular, One Show reporter, denizen of Coun...
CITADEL: Signed Copy
KATE MOSSE    Book Number: 81830
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

Labyrinth was the first of Kate Mosse's Languedoc Trilogy and here is an absorbing new adventure. Summer 1942. A spirited and courageous young woman, Sandrine, finds herself drawn into the world ...
OSCAR WILDE: Set of Five SIGNED Paperbacks
GYLES BRANDRETH    Book Number: 82220
Published price: £43.95
Bibliophile price: £39.00
Product format: Paperback

Set consists of Oscar Wilde And The Murders At Reading Gaol taking us deep into the dark heart of Oscar Wilde's cruel incarceration, the novel is set in 1897 Dieppe (325pp), Oscar Wilde And The Vat...