Welcome to Scouse Press Liverpool

Established in 1965

Local Humour and Local History


Scouse Press was established in 1965 by Fritz Spiegl and is Liverpool’s oldest publisher of Books, Historic Maps and Street Directories of Merseyside. These include, the famous Liverpool Packets series and “Lern Yerself Scouse” phrasebooks for visitors and locals alike.  We also supply some of Fritz’s own nationally published books on music, language, football, and medicine!


The press is now run by Ingrid Spiegl and Claude DePussy. There is no shop but it is possible to buy on-line using PayPal. To order in person please telephone 0151 7272727 (payment by cheque accepted).


We do not publish fiction, poetry, children’s books or personal reminiscences.