Fri, 25/05/2012 - 15:48
The History Press has signed The First World War in 100 Objects by battlefield specialist Peter Doyle, the latest acquisition as part of its publishing programme to mark the centenary since the war began.
Jo de Vries, head of General History publishing at The History Press, signed the book directly with Doyle, who is co...
Mon, 21/11/2011 - 09:39
Headline deputy publishing director Sarah Emsley has bought a gift book detailing trench lingo from the First World War.
Emsley bought world English rights from Rupert Heath at the Rupert Heath Agency to Roger, Sausage and Minge: A Miscellany of Trench Lingo from the Great War by writer and journalist Christopher Moore. The...
Fri, 15/07/2011 - 14:29
Ebury is hoping to have unearthed the talents of a new generation of war poets as it publishes a collection of verses, selected by a panel including poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy, to coincide with Armistice Day.
Ebury Press publishing director Carey Smith acquired UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) from Roger Field at the...
Thu, 22/10/2009 - 10:18
HarperCollins has bought a five book series about the Second World War for a six-figure sum. Kate Bradley, brand manager for HarperFiction, bought world rights, including e-book and audio, from Teresa Chris at the Teresa Chris Literary Agency.
The books, by Annie Groves, are about a group of young women living and working in London...