Publications

The Society’s publications are:-

The Bensons: A Victorian Family by Betty Askwith, re-published 1995 by the Society, this charming perceptive book presents an account of the extraordinary life and family of Archbishop Edward White Benson and Minnie Benson. The introduction is by Gwen Watkins, former President of The E. F. Benson Society. The Bensons was first published in 1971 by Chatto & Windus as part of Two Victorian Families. £7.95

Bensoniana I a collection of articles by E. F. Benson. £4.00
Bensoniana II a collection of short stories by E. F. Benson £4.00
Bensoniana III a collection of literary reviews and essays by E.F.Benson £4.00

E.F.Benson & his family and friends by Gwen Watkins, published 2003 by the Society: the collection of our President’s talks to the Society over 15 years: very wide ranging over Benson and his world. £7.95

Mary Benson, a memoir by A.C.Benson: Introduction by Gwen Watkins. Published for the first time from unpublished manuscripts found after Arthur Benson’s death. It shows, beneath the late Victorian style, an interesting and revealing portrait of Mary Benson, rather different from that given by E.F.Benson. Her influence on her children was as strong as that of the Archbishop, Edward White Benson. £9.95

Some Social Criminals a set of short stories by E. F. Benson first published in The Onlooker in 1901. This edition, made possible by the generosity of Aubrey Woods, is dedicated to the memory of Richard Imison. The introduction is by Jack Adrian. £5.50

Dodo 1 to 30 (1985 to 2016) back numbers of the Society’s own journal, containing articles about Fred Benson, his life and writings and the family in general. (Dodo 2 now o/p) price per copy £4.50

Colin by E. F. Benson published 1994 by Millivres £7.99
David of King’s by E.F.Benson published by Millivres 1991 £6.99

The E.F.Benson Society Guide to Rye: E.F.Benson in Rye and Rye in E.F.Benson £2.00

The E.F.Benson Society’s Map of Tilling: a guide to the houses and businesses mentioned in the Tilling novels. £2.00

Post cards of: i). Fred Benson at 19; ii) Fred Benson at 26; iii) Fred Benson by Frank Slater in 1926; and iv) Hugh, Arthur and Fred Benson in 1882. 30p each.
In addition, the Society always has a stock of antiquarian editions of books by E. F. Benson available for sale to members. Details are available on application to the Secretary and also on this website under Books for Sale.
All these publications are available from The Secretary, The E. F. Benson Society, The Old Coach House, High Street, Rye TN31 7JF. To place an order, please fill in the form below indicating of the above the books that you wish to order and enclosing a cheque payable to The E. F. Benson Society with your order. UK postage is free for items under £6 then it is £1.50 for items over £6.  Overseas and EU is £2 for items over £6 and it is sent Air Mail.
Alternatively you can also pay through PayPal using the Society’s e-mail address: info@efbensonsociety.org Do use this if you are outside the UK, it is easier for you. If you use this facility, please also e-mail the Society with details of your purchase, name address etc. for us to satisfy your order.

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