The History Press

Best Selling

Language

All

English (42)

French (0)

German (0)

Spanish (0)

Italian (0)

 

Release Date

All

Last 7 days (0)

Last 30 days (0)

Current year (41)

 

Catalog Date

All

Last 7 days (0)

Last 30 days (0)

Current year (42)

 

Publisher

Delete The History Press

 

Fiction

Juvenile & Young Adult (4)

Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Mythology (2)

 

Non-Fiction

Biography & autobiography (12)

History (11)

Social science (5)

Nature, recreation and sports (4)

Reference (2)

Business & economics (1)

News and investigations (1)

Science and Technics (1)

 

Audience

Adult (38)

Advanced reader (4)

 

Total Loans

All (0)

20 - 40 (0)

40 - 100 (0)

Over 100 (0)

More options

Results : 1 - 42 of 42 Sorted by : 

The Final Innings

by Christopher Sandford The History Press (July 16, 2019)

The declaration of war on 3 September 1939 brought to an end a golden age of British cricket, the likes of which has never been repeated. At least 216 of 283 registered British first-class players joined up...


Lofty

by Matt Clough The History Press (July 01, 2019)

Nat Lofthouse is a name that rings through the annals of English football history like few others. He was a pivotal figure in one of the true golden ages of the beautiful game, ending his career as the leading...


Cornish Folk Tales of Place

by Anna Chorlton & Mazed Tales The History Press (June 03, 2019)

This is the first ever collection of traditional folk tales from the moors, villages and coasts of North and East Cornwall. It is the culmination of the Mazed project in which local writers and storytellers...


The A-Z of Curious Wales

by Mark Rees The History Press (June 03, 2019)

Why would revellers carry a terrifying horse’s skull on a pole door-to-door at Christmastime? Why is the cursed wall of Port Talbot protected by a global corporation for fear it might destroy the town? How...


Forest Folk Tales for Children

by Tom Phillips The History Press (June 03, 2019)

Nestled within our green and pleasant land lies pockets of emerald trees. Their roots search deep into the ground and the branches reach high towards the sun. For centuries some of these have stood, watching...


Once Upon a Street

by Isabelle King The History Press (May 01, 2019)

On every street there is a story. Roll up, roll up for a circus adventure in Edwardian Yarmouth, merry-go-race through King’s Lynn history with fabulous fairground animals, get swept back in time with the...


D-Day 1944

by Anthony Tucker-Jones The History Press (May 01, 2019)

D-Day was unprecedented. An invasion of this scale and magnitude had never been carried out before. The landings in North Africa, Sicily and Italy were of limited scope by comparison; if they had failed it would...


Five Million Tides

by Christian Boulton The History Press (May 01, 2019)

An unashamed eulogy to an exquisite body of water, Five Million Tides tells the story of Cornwall’s Helford River from the Mesolithic to the dawning of the twenty-first century. Beginning with prehistoric...


A History of Gardening in 50 Objects

by George Drower The History Press (June 03, 2019)

The earliest record of an enclosed space around a homestead comes from 10,000 BCE and since then gardens of varying types and ambition have been popular throughout the ages. Whether ornamental, wild cottage...


Hostile Money

by Paul Wilson The History Press (May 01, 2019)

Money is with us every day, in daily transactions, stores of wealth or measures of debts. It measures the comfort and security in which we live and reflects the level of development of the countries and communities...


Katherine Howard

by Conor Byrne The History Press (April 01, 2019)

Over the years, Katherine Howard, Henry VIII’s fifth wife, has been slandered as a ‘juvenile delinquent’, ‘empty-headed wanton’ and ‘natural-born tart’ who engaged in promiscuous liaisons prior...


And on Guitar...

by Jim Cregan & Andy Merriman The History Press (June 03, 2019)

Jim Cregan is an English rock guitarist, songwriter and producer, who in a career spanning fifty years has recorded numerous albums with stars such as Cat Stevens, Family, Willie Nelson, Steve Harley and Cockney...


Bigamy, Bankruptcy, War and Divorce

by Richard Hart & Paul Brown The History Press (June 03, 2019)

A bundle of passionate but unclaimed love letters written a century ago and found in a London bank vault have led to the uncovering of an extraordinary story. Research has revealed the adventures of a spirited...


Cinderella Soldiers

by Colin Cousins The History Press (May 01, 2019)

Based on extensive research, this book uncovers the experiences of the Liverpool Irish Battalion during the Great War. The ethnic core of the battalion represented more than mere shamrock sentimentality; they...


Codeword Overlord

by Nigel West The History Press (May 01, 2019)

The Allied invasion of Europe during summer 1944 was widely expected and it fell to the Axis intelligence services to provide High Command with advance warning of the precise date and place of the landings....


The Spy in the Tower

by Giselle K. Jakobs The History Press (May 01, 2019)

Giselle Jakobs' grandfather was the last person executed at the Tower of London. A family man who ran afoul of the Nazis, Josef Jakobs was ill-prepared for an espionage mission to England. Captured by the Home...


The Last Cambridge Spy

by Chris Smith The History Press (May 01, 2019)

John Cairncross was among the most damaging spies of the twentieth century. A member of the infamous Cambridge spy ring, he leaked highly sensitive documents from Bletchley Park, MI6 and the Treasury to the...


Project Apollo

by Norman Ferguson The History Press (May 01, 2019)

The Apollo missions to the Moon are some of the most successful and well-remembered manned spaceflights that NASA has ever accomplished, taking place in the heyday of space travel. Indeed, the programme was...


The Magpie's Nest

by Taffy Thomas & Becca Hall The History Press (June 03, 2019)

From crowded train stations to quiet woods, and from city centres to our own back gardens, birds remind us that nature is everywhere. As children we are fascinated by these magical flying creatures that live...


She Who Dares

by Lyndsy Spence The History Press (May 01, 2019)

‘Oh dear,’ said Evelyn Waugh of his society friends, ‘these great ladies.’ In this book of pen portraits, the reader is introduced to ten extraordinary women who were society stars in the interwar years,...


The Little History of Aberdeenshire

by Duncan Harley The History Press (March 01, 2019)

Duncan Harley leads the inquisitive reader on a fast-paced and exciting journey through Aberdeenshire’s past. Readers will be introduced to Beaker People, the Picts and, of course, those Roman legionnaires...


Spitfire Saga

by Angus Mansfield The History Press (January 01, 2019)

Rodney Scrase’s life in the RAF began in an old airship shed where he took the King’s shilling in May 1941. He learnt to fly at a BFTS in America and went on the fly Spitfires with Nos 72 and 1 Squadrons,...


Torn Apart

by Ken Wharton The History Press (February 01, 2019)

As the fiftieth anniversary of the Troubles approaches, Ken Wharton takes a thorough look at the start of the Troubles, the precursors and the explosion of violence in 1969 that would last until the Good Friday...


London Folk Tales for Children

by Anne Johnson & Sef Townsend The History Press (January 01, 2019)

Do you like fabulous tales of magic and fantasy? Or do you prefer real-life adventure stories of scary journeys and narrow escapes? In this book you’ll find all of these and more. Here storytellers Anne and...


The Times 50 Greatest Football Matches

by Richard Whitehead The History Press (March 01, 2019)

From the earliest FA Cup finals in the 1870s to the glittering world of 21st-century Champions League matches contested by squads of millionaires, The Times has been at pitchside to write the history of football...


Devon Folk Tales for Children

by Leonie Jane-Grey The History Press (May 01, 2019)

This lively collection of stories will take you on an adventure through the ancient lands of Devon. It is a book of wonder and magic with goblins tinkering in the old ore mines and Piskies playing on the old...


The Beautiful Spy

by David Tremain The History Press (February 01, 2019)

Often described as ‘the most beautiful spy’, Vera Eriksen could almost rival First World War spy Mata Hari and the various ‘Bond girls’ who followed her. Perhaps the archetypal ‘femme fatale’ of...


Black Plaques London

by John Ambrose Hide The History Press (March 01, 2019)

Black Plaques are not to be found proudly mounted on a wall – and for good reason. What with their commemoration of a brutal execution outside Westminster Abbey, the selling of sex toys in St James’s Park,...


An Audience with Queen Victoria

by Ian Lloyd The History Press (March 01, 2019)

One of Britain's most famous and longest serving rulers, Queen Victoria saw widespread change across the planet. During her sixty-three-year reign, in which she became one of the most powerful and influential...


Animals, Beasties and Monsters of Scotland

by Lea Taylor The History Press (March 01, 2019)

These stories are wild. These stories are magic. Maybe it’s wrong to try and trap them in a book. Maybe you should set them free and tell them. Some of these stories are strange and sad, some are a bit scary...


In the Wake of Mercedes Gleitze

by Doloranda Pember The History Press (February 01, 2019)

In 1927, Mercedes Gleitze became the first British woman to swim the English Channel, transforming her from a humble working-class typist into one of the most iconic sportswomen of her age. With no financial...


London's Docklands

by Fiona Rule The History Press (January 02, 2019)

In its heyday, London’s Docklands was dominated by the Port of London; a sprawling network of quays, ancient wharves, deep canals and high-walled basins that stretched along the Thames from the City to Tilbury....


The Little History of Kent

by Susan Hibberd The History Press (March 01, 2019)

Kent has been the Gateway to Britain since prehistoric man first set foot on our soil, and its people have repelled invaders like Julius Ceasar, the Vikings and William I, while welcoming migrants from countries...


The Little History of Oxfordshire

by Paul Sullivan The History Press (February 01, 2019)

There is nothing ‘little’ about the history of Oxfordshire – with its close links to royalty, government and academia, it has taken a front-seat on the rollercoaster of English history. However, this small...


The Thames Tideway Tunnel

by Phil Stride The History Press (February 01, 2019)

In the 19th century the Great Stink made much of London along the River Thames uninhabitable. Sir Joseph Bazelgette saved the city with his amazing interceptor sewer system, but since then the capital has grown...


Yesterday We Were In America

by Brendan Lynch The History Press (February 01, 2019)

Alcock and Brown’s first non-stop 1919 Atlantic flight was arguably the most significant aviation feat after the Wright Brothers’ 1904 flights. The first crossing of an ocean, the longest distance ever flown...


The Granite Men

by Jim Fiddes The History Press (March 01, 2019)

The great granite quarries of the North East are silent now, as are virtually all of the 100 granite yards that existed in Aberdeen around the year 1900. Granite is the most unyielding of building materials...


Crossing the Line of Duty

by Neil Root The History Press (January 01, 2019)

Crossing the Line of Duty explores, for the first time, how the Sweeney (the Flying Squad), the Elite Serious Organised Crime Unit and the Obscene Publications Squad (the Dirty Squad) descended to unprecedented...


Curtain Down at Her Majesty’s

by Stewart Richards The History Press (December 21, 2018)

'Her Majesty the Queen breathed her last at 6.30 p.m., surrounded by her children and grand-children.' With this notice, pinned to the entrance gate of Osborne House, Queen Victoria's doctors announced the death...


Windrush

by Paul Arnott The History Press (June 03, 2019)

For three decades the Windrush was the maritime Zelig of the twentieth century, playing different roles in the most turbulent years in modern times. Designed in 1930 in the Hamburg boatyard of a Jewish shipbuilder...


Women of the Durham Coalfield in the 19th Century

by Margaret Hedley The History Press (February 01, 2019)

The success of the Durham Coalfield and its important role in the Industrial Revolution is attributed to men of influence who owned the land and the pits, and men who worked in the coal-mining industry during...


The Grit in the Pearl

by Lyndsy Spence The History Press (February 01, 2019)

Margaret, Duchess of Argyll (1912-1993) was an international celebrity in her youth, adored and observed by millions. But in 1963, the year of the Profumo Affair, the 11th Duke of Argyll shocked the country...