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 Author Categories
Devil's Cub Heyer, Georgette English Fiction
Diary of William Tayler, footman, 1837 Wise, Dorothy (edited); Saunders, Ann (notes) Domestic service, Personal observations, Diaries
Discover Kingscliffe: the stars, the Royal secret and Brighton’s Pier that disappeared Walking, Brighton, Piers, Royalty
Discover the North Laine on foot: a guided tour from Brighton Museum to Brighton Station North Laine Community Association Brighton, North Laine, Walking
Discovering Old Hove: including Cliftonville Estate Walker, Graham Hove - History
Disease, medicine and society in England, 1550-1860 Porter, Roy Social medicine - Great Britain - History, Health services - History
Domestic bygones Fearn, Jacqueline Social life and customs, Household appliances - History
Door and window fittings Clayton Munroe Door fittings - Catalogue, Window fittings - Catalogue
Dublin: a grand tour O’Brien, Jacqueline and Guinness, Desmond Architecture - Dublin Ireland - History
Dyke Railway Trail Devils Dyke - Walking tour
East Sussex sentences of transportation at Quarter Sessions 1790-1854 Davey, Roger Transportation - Prison sentences
Eastern Sussex settlement certificates 1670-1832 Burchall, M.J. Settlement certificates, Sussex - History
Education in Edinburgh in the eighteenth century Law, Alexander Education - Scotland - 18th century
Eighteenth century books etc. relating to Brighton, Sussex Smith, Henry Bibliographies, Brighton
Encyclopaedia of Brighton Carder, Timothy Brighton, Encyclopedia
English night life: from Norman curfew to the present black-out Burke, Thomas England - Social life and customs
English printed textiles: 1720-1836 Victoria and Albert Museum Textile industry, England, Exhibitions
English watches Hayward, J.F. Watch making, England, Victoria & Albert Museum
Essays on Schubert Brown, Maurice J.E. Schubert Franz 1797-1828
Fanny Burney: A biography Harman, Claire Burney Fanny 1752-1840, Biography, Women writers