The House library

Our collection of 18th and 19th century texts, and contemporary works on architecture, design, construction, and history.
Focused principally on the Georgian and Victorian eras, the library contains texts on architecture, construction, interior design, and social, political, and economic history. The collection includes original works from the 18th and 19th centuries, contemporary material from established publishing houses, and self published pamphlets such as the Town House Times, our friends' newsletter.

Title Authorsort descending Categories
Baroque in Bohemia: an exhibition of Czech art organized by the National Gallery, Prague Arts Council Baroque Art
Sussex bottle collectors guide Askey, Derek Bottle collecting - Sussex
Crackers Austen, David Theatre productions - Scripts
Objects and Images from the Edge of the World: [catalogue of an exhibition at the Wolsey Art Gallery, Ipswich 19 May – 15 July 2001] Austen, David Artists - England, Austen David - 1960-
My dear Cassandra Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 (Selected and introduced by Hughes-Hallet, Penelope) Correspondence - Jane Austen
The Shell book of the home in Britain: decoration, design and construction of vernacular interiors, 1500-1850 Ayres, James Interior decoration - England
The Prince and his pleasures – satirical images of George IV and his circle Barlow, Andrew Satire, Royalty
Marlborough Barnett, Correlli 1st Duke of Marlborough 1650-1722, Biography
Britain portrayed: a Regency album 1780-1830 Barr, John Aquatint - English – 18th and 19th century, Great Britain in art - history
Tracing the history of your house Barratt, Nick Buildings - history - sources
The Landscape Histories: Sussex in 1839 Barty-King, Hugh Sussex - History
Sussex in 1839 [a picture of Sussex life in 1839] Barty-King, Hugh Sussex, 19th century
Found monochromes: Vol.1, 1-250, 1997-2006 Batchelor, David Batchelor David 1955-, Artists, Scotland
The Commercial Rooms, Corn Street, Bristol: A report on an examination of the original paint in the trading areas of the building Baty, Patrick Paint - Architectural detail
The Great British story: A people's history BBC History - Britain
Mrs Beeton’s Everyday cookery and housekeeping book Beeton, Isabella Household management
St Michael and All Angels Church, Brighton: a history and guide Beevers, David Architecture, Churches, Brighton
Brighton revealed: through artists' eyes c1760 - c1960 Beevers, David (edited) Art, Brighton
The English parish church and the local community Bettey, J.H. Parish churches - England
C. A. Busby: the Regency architect of Brighton & Hove Bingham, Neil Biography, Architecture, Design, Regency, Brighton, Hove