Publications by the Society
The Society has published a number of books and DVDs which are available for purchase. These cover a wide range of subjects, from architecture and landscaping, to literary figures and commerce.
These publications can be purchased direct from the Society. If you are interested in one of the products below, then please download the appropriate order form (see link on this page), print it off and send it to us with your payment.
If you have any enquiries about these publications, please get in touch with us by email; there is an email link at the bottom of the page.
Retailing in Georgian Hull 1770 to 1810 A period of great commercial expansion in Hull during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries coincided with a series of changes in national retailing — from the most luxurious shops to the humblest market stall. New technologies were developed to produce a range of highly fashionable consumer goods including cotton fabrics, ... Price: £9.50 +P&P. In stock. (read more...)
First Published in 1978, this book is a vital reference for local historians: This is the first book devoted to the architectural heritage of 18th and earlier 19th Century Hull. The many illustrations, almost all taken especially for the purpose, reveal not only the principal surviving buildings, but also record some of those recently demolished. There is a full ... Price: £12.00 +P&P. In stock. (read more...)
Remaining copies of the DVD, containing the videos first shown at the 2011 & 2012 AGMs will be made available on the coach during visits, price £6. Contents of the DVD: VISITS 2010 Running time approx. 25 minutes. York Rivers & Bridges Harewood House Burnby Hall Gardens - Brockfield Hall Helmsley Walled Garden - Duncombe Park All Saints' - ... Price: £6.00 +P&P. In stock. (read more...)
"What an excellent book! ... When I received it I sat down and read it right through and really enjoyed it ... I was pleased to help in keeping alive the memory of William Mason and all his works ... Please pass on my congratulations to your society on a beautiful book." Ann Key, Secretary, Aston-cum-Aughton History Group. For ... Price: £7.00 +P&P. In stock. (read more...)
GEORGIAN SOCIETY FOR EAST YORKSHIRE-VISITS 2012 Beverley York Langton-by-Spilsby Louth Winestead Kedleston Hall Wollaton Hall Raby Castle Lyme Park Nostell Priory Kingston-upon-Hull Being a record of visits to sites of interest undertaken by the Georgian society for East Yorkshire in the year 2012 Video, stills photography and editing by Austen Redman Sound recording by Peter Elsdon (with additional recording ... Price: £6.00 +P&P. In stock. (read more...)
"This publication has been produced to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Georgian Society for East Yorkshire. At the beginning of 1937 Rupert Alec-Smith, then aged just 23, and upset at the demolition of Georgian buildings in the East Riding, set about founding the society. We are proud to claim that we are the oldest society concerned with the ... Price: £10.00 +P&P. In stock. (read more...)
Published in 1992, this book combines modern photos and historical plans in an encyclopaedic survey of the Georgian landscape Parks of East Yorkshire. Only a few copies remain. Price £5. Price: £5.00 +P&P. In stock. (read more...)
A limited number of booklets featuring photographs from all of the 2013 visits have been printed. The booklets are A4 size and printed with colour photographs from every visit of the year. These will be made available at society events price £6. Price: £6.00 +P&P. In stock. (read more...)