RYDON PUBLISHING is a new publisher of high-quality, informative and above all entertaining books. These provide a fascinating and often nostalgic insight into the history of the world around us, both past and present.

At RYDON we are passionate about producing exciting and authoritative books, and this web page is just the start of our rapidly evolving publishing programme. Please check back shortly to view our full website and our growing selection of titles that will cover history, nostalgia, gardening, science, art and other lifestyle areas.

RAILWAYS
9781910821008
Julian Holland

From the sublime to the ridiculous, and the euphoric to the poignant, this fascinating book will transport the reader through the enthralling history of britain’s railways.

CATHEDRALS AND ABBEYS
9781910821046
Stephen Halliday

With tales of historic events and spectacular architectural feats, the rich heritage of these beautiful buildings is revealed.

SHAKESPEARE
9781910821060
Joseph Piercy

Learn the secrets behind the infamous bard’s life and works, and their lasting legacy, in this intriguing collection of stories and trivia.

JANE AUSTEN
9781910821121
Henrietta Heald

An absorbing collection of stories and trivia covering Austen's life, work and legacy. Published to coincide with 200th Anniversary of Austen's death in 2017.

LONDON
9781910821022
Stephen Halliday

Tales of iconic buildings, surprising events and colourful characters combine to reveal the history of this world famous capital city.

LONDON UNDERGROUND
9781910821039
Stephen Halliday

The intriguing history of this iconic transport system features stories of ground-breaking engineering, architecture and art, political wranglings and financial disasters.

LONDON AT WAR
9781910821084
Stephen Halliday

Discover the impact of the world’s wars on London, as the trials and tribulations, and lasting effects, are explored.

CHURCHILL
9781910821077
Joseph Piercy

An amazing collection of stories of this great British statesmen. From his courageous leadership during WWII, powerful speeches, sharp wit, tumultuous career and fascinating personal life.

SCOTLAND
9781910821145
Douglas Skelton

This is a unique collection of strange laws, heroic deeds, surprising revelations and other quirky stories that have shaped the unique history of Scotland.

IRELAND
9781910821138
Sarah Elliott

This is a unique collection of strange laws, heroic deeds, surprising revelations and other quirky stories that have shaped the unique history of Ireland.

THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE
9781910821015
Ruth Binney

Discover the quirky country traditions, fascinating folklore and rich natural history of rural England in this entertaining book.

A WORD TO THE WISE
9781910821114
Ruth Binney

Distilling generations of life experience and superstition into one handy volume, A Word to the Wise is packed with a wealth of time-honoured advice that still holds good today.

PLANT LORE AND LEGEND
9781910821107
Ruth Binney

A fascinating and absorbing miscellany of traditional wisdom, stories and superstitions about plants, trees and flowers, which will entertain and inform all lovers of plants and gardens.

ANIMAL LORE AND LEGEND
9781910821152
Ruth Binney

An amazing collection of fanciful superstitions, intriguing tales and amusing anecdotes, which any animal lover will truly relish.