Welcome to Tiger of the Stripe

    Tiger of the Stripe is a small, independent book publisher based in the Borough of Richmond upon Thames in southwest London. Richmond is an attractive and historically-interesting town. It was known as Sheen (Scēon in Old English) until Henry VII built a new palace here in about 1500 and renamed the town after Richmond in Yorkshire. In turn, it gave its name to Richmond, Virginia.

    We are fortunate to have both Richmond Park and the world-famous Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, on our doorstep

    Hampton Court Palace is also close. We are less fortunate to be near to Heathrow Airport. The Richmond Society, HACAN, Richmond Heathrow Campaign and others are actively campaigning to prevent the building of a third runway there.

    Tiger of the Stripe is not a subsidy or vanity publisher. That is to say that we pay authors, not the other way around!

    Buying from Amazon

    We love traditional bookshops and we hope that as many people as possible will buy our books through them. However, the plain fact is that we sell more through Amazon than we do through bookshops, our profits are larger on copies through Amazon and, quite frankly, we wouldn't survive without Amazon sales.

    You will find links to Amazon US and Amazon UK below the book blurbs. Where relevant, there are also links to the iBookstore and Kindle in the US and UK

    We should also mention that, if you order using our links to Amazon or the iBookstore, we receive a minuscule affiliate payment as well as our share of the sale price.

    Coming Soon

    Isleworth Madonna


    This long-awaited sequel to Bibliomania is a new illustrated and annotated edition following the Reverend Thomas Frognall Dibdin’s 1831 visit to booksellers in London, Windsor, Reading and Oxford which will enchant and entertain all those of a bibliomaniacal bent.

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