There are many books on the Georgian and Regency periods – here are just a few that I have enjoyed and keep on my bookshelf:

High Society in the Regency Period 1788-1830 by Venetia Murray ISBN 0 14024 043 8

That Sunny Dome – A portrait of Regency Britain by Donald A Low ISBN 0 460 12008 5

The Regency Underworld by Donald A Low ISBN 0 7509 2470 5

The Prince of Pleasure and his Regency by J B Priestley Sphere Books New Edition 1971 ISBN 0 7221 7003 3

Tales from the Rifle Brigade by Captain Sir John Kincaid ISBN 1 84415 288 X

Georgette Heyer’s Regency World by Jennifer Kloester (A guide to the people, places and society in Georgette Heyers Regency Novels) ISBN 0 4340 1329 3

The Private World of Georgette Heyer by Jane Aitken Hodge (the classic biography of Heyer) ISBN 0099493497

Beau Brummell by Ian Kelly.  ISBN 0340836997

Regency Recollections: Captain Gronow’s Guide to Life in London and Paris by R.H. Gronow (edited by Christopher Summerville) ISBN 1905043074

The Gentleman’s Daughter: Women’s Lives in Georgian England by Amanda Vickery.  ISBN 0300102224

Ackermann’s Illustrated London (illustrations by Augustus Pugin and Thomas Rowlandson) by Fiona St. Aubyn. Wordsworth Edition.  ISBN 1-85326-920-4

Harriette Wilson’s Memoirs: the memoirs of the reigning courtesan of Regency London (edited by Lesley Blanch).  ISBN 978-1842126325

Decency and Disorder 1789-1837 by Ben Wilson.  ISBN 978-0-571-22469-2

London in the 19th Century by Jerry White. ISBN 978-0-712-60030-9

The Secret History of Georgian London by Dan Cruickshank.  ISBN 978-1-847-94537-2

Behind Closed Doors, At Home in Georgian England by Amanda Vickery.  ISBN 978-0-300-15453-5