Who are we?


Crécy Publishing

Established in 1997, Crécy Publishing is one of Europe’s leading publishers of transport and military history titles. We have a strong emphasis on aviation titles and, since the acquisition of the Ian Allan Publishing list, we are also the world’s leading railway book publisher.

Starting with the publication of a single book, our company has grown through a mixture of organic growth and acquisition of quality publishing lists. Today, Crécy Publishing imprints include:

ABC guides



Hikoki Publications

OPC (Oxford Publishing Company)

Pilot’s Notes


Imprints we have absorbed into our list include Air Data, Flight Recorder, Ian Allan, Noodle Books and Nostalgia Road.


Crécy Publishing also distribute books for a number of specialist publishers, including:

Independent Books


Key Publishing

Specialty Press


Since our inception our ethos has remained the same; to publish quality books on transport and military history subjects that all serious enthusiasts will want to have on their shelves. We are privileged to work with some of the world’s leading authors and historians in their field and our back list includes titles from some of the best-known aviation and military personalities of the 20th century, including no less than three Victoria Cross (VC) holders.

Crécy Publishing have a policy of proactively supporting independent booksellers; so as well as being sold in leading bookshop chains and on-line retailers, our titles are also available through specialist retailers, museums and heritage collections around the world.

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