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Charles I., 205

Charles II., 201, 400

Charterhouse, 9, 68

Charterhouse Square, 67, 464

Chatham, Lord, 192

Chatterton, 183, 427

Chaucer's Inns, 126

Cheapside, 81

Chelsea, 26, 222, 235

Chelsea Bun-house, 222, 236

Chelsea Embankment, 235

Chelsea Ferry, 235

Chelsea Hospital, 236

Chelsea Old Church, 231, 233

"Cheshire Cheese," the, 366

Chesterfield House, 378

Cheyne Row, 224

Cheyne Walk, 26, 227

Chichester Rents, 148

Christina of Denmark, 351

Christ's Hospital, 9

Churches:-

All Hallows, Barking, 115

Great St. Helen's, 77

Holy Trinity, Minories, 114

St. Alphage, London Wall, 82

St. Bartholomew-the-Great, Smithfield, 56

St. Botolph, 114

St. Dunstan-in-the-West, 151

St. Edmund the King and Martyr, 80

St. Ethelburga, 79

St. Giles, Cripplegate, 12, 81

St. John's Chapel (in the White Tower), 108

St. John's, Clerkenwell, 73

St. Magnus, 27, 44

St. Margaret's, Westminster, 202

St. Mary, Aldermanbury, 81

St. Mary, Lambeth, 31

St. Mary Overy, 122

St. Michael's, Cornhill, 75

St. Olave's, Hart Street, 117

St. Pancras, 265, 458

St. Paul, Covent Garden, 318

St. Peter-ad-Vincula, 105

St. Peter-upon-Cornhill, 75

St. Saviour's, Southwark, 122

St. Swithin's, 82

Church House, Kensington, 220

Church House, Westminster, 204

"Church of Humanity," 260

"Church Parade," 390, 401

City Companies, the, 14

Classical Fever in London, 457

Clement's Inn, 148

"Cleopatra's Needle," 36

Clifford's Inn, 150

"Clink," the, 129

Clive, Lord, 379

Cloth Fair, 58, 64

Clothworkers' Hall, 55

Coal Exchange, the, 316

Cobbett, 23

Cock Lane Ghost, the, 73

"Cockney," derivation of, 436

Cole, Vicat, 49

Coleridge, 158

Collins, Wilkie, 261

Comedy Restaurant, Panton Street, 322

Common lodging-houses, 441

Constable, 347, 355

Conway, Moncure D., 462, 463

Coronation Chairs, 200

Costermongers, 437

County Council, the, 400

Court of Pie Powdre, 64

Covent Garden Market, 317

Covent Garden, old taverns of, 318

Cromwell, 153, 199

Crosby Hall, 55, 77

Curzon Street, 373, 380

D

Darwin, Charles, 258

Davidson, John, on "The Loafer," 186

Dean's Yard, 202

Defoe, on Pall Mall, 183

Detectives in shops, 309

Dickens, on waterside scenes, 50;

the Marshalsea, 130, 134;

City churches, 115;

as the chronicler of London, 136;

on the Borough, 128;

Fountain Court, 143;

Staple Inn, 155;

Barnard's Inn, 159;

his social satires, 177;

his grave, 193;

on decaying houses, 240;

Bloomsbury types, 262;

his private theatricals, 261;

Cockney types, 312;

on London houses, 362

Dining, the art of, 322

Disappearing landmarks, 361

Disraeli (Lord Beaconsfield), on Regent's Park, 17;

on class differences in London, 162;

his death in Curzon Street, 373;

on Kensington Gardens, 395

D'Israeli, Isaac, 243

Docks, the, 47

"Doggett" badge, 235

"Domesday Book," 151

Downing Street, 374

Drama, popular tastes with regard to, 282

Dress of the poor, conventionalities in, 312

E

Earl's Court, 220

Earl's Terrace, 218

Eastcheap, 81, 118

East End, the, 168

Edward the Confessor, 189

Edwardes Square, 217

"Edwin Drood," 155, 295

Eighteenth Century, London in, 179

Elgin Marbles, the, 340

Eliot, George, 227

"Esmond," 220, 228, 392

Evelyn's Diary, 242

Eyre Street Hill, 292

F

Factory-girls, 437

Farm Street Roman Catholic Church, 177

Fetter Lane, 159

Fiction stronger than reality, 10, 363, 381

"First nights," 280

Fleet Street, 364

Fleur-de-Lis Court, 156

Flowers, London children's love for, 321, 402

Flowers, in Regent's Park, 402

Flower-girls, 318, 437

Folly Ditch, 51

Fore Street, 81

Foreign waiters, 288

Foundling hospital, 263

"Fountain Court," 143

"Four-in-hand Club," 390

"Fremdenindustrie" in London, 290

French furniture at Hertford House, 331

French School of Painting at Hertford House, 331

Frith's reminiscences, 258

Frost Fairs, 44

Froude, J. A., on ancient tombs, 196;

the dissolution of the Carthusian monastery, 68;

Anne Boleyn, 105

Furnival's Inn, 159

G

Gainsborough, 353

"Gallery of Instruction," 338

"Gandish's," 252, 258

Gardens, making of, in London, 408

Gardens, private, in London houses, 406

"Gatti's," 290

"Gaunt House" of "Vanity Fair," 378

Gibbon, 463

Gladstone, W. E., on Bloomsbury, 247;

his London residences, 373;

on the way to see London, 414

Godfrey, Sir Edmondsbury, 36

Goldsmith, Oliver, 147, 367

Gordon Riots, 243

Gordon Square, 260

Gothic style in London, 452-459

Gough House, Chelsea, 236

Gough Square (Dr. Johnson's house), 364

Gower Street, 258

Gower's tomb, 123

Grant Allen, 23, 337

Gray's Inn, 139, 159

"Grange," the, North End, 368

Great Coram Street, 263

"Great Expectations," 159

Great Fire, the, 7, 86

Great Ormond Street, 254, 464

Great Tower Hill, 113

Greenwich, 51

Greuze's Pictures, 332

Grosvenor Road, 28

"Grub Street," 64

"Guild and School of Handicraft," 176

Guy's Hospital, 133

Gwynne, Nell, 232, 236

H

Hair-Dressing, Ethics of, 286

"Hand of Ethelberta, The," 12

Hare, A. J. C., on St. Thomas's Hospital, 29;

Chelsea Embankment, 32;

Gray's Inn Garden, 139;

Thames Street, 316;

Holland House, 382

Hatton Garden, 292, 439

Haunted Houses, 379

Haydon, 395

Haweis, Rev. H. R., 229

Hawthorne, 90, 155, 160

Herschel, 257

Hertford House, 327

"Hiring-Fair," Jewish, 297

Hogarth, 63, 265, 368

Holbein, 351

Holborn Restaurant, 322

Holland House, 382

Holly Lodge, 383

Holman Hunt, W., 252

Holywell Street, 147

"Homes for the People," 465

Hood, Thomas, 40

Hook, Theodore, 370

Hotel Cecil, 33

Hotels, palatial, 32

Houndsditch, 79

Houses, historic, 358

Houses, humanity of, 245

Houses of Parliament, 29, 205

"Humphry Clinker" (and Covent Garden), 319

Humphry Ward, Mrs., 257

Hunter Street, Bloomsbury, 262

Hyde Park, 386

I

Ice-Cream Trade, 292

Inchbald, Elizabeth, 218

Inigo Jones, 454

Inland Revenue Office, 36

Inns of Court, the, 137

Iron-work, old, on houses, 379

Irving, Edward, 260

Irvingite Church, 260

Italian Colony in London, the, 292

J

Jack Cade, 44

"Jacob's Island," 51

Jersey, Lady, 181, 380

Jerusalem Chamber, 203

Johnson, Dr., 73, 91, 138, 147, 363

K

Katherine Howard, 105, 129

Kensington, 210

Kensington Gardens, 394

"Kensington House," 219

Kensington Palace, 382, 394, 465

Kensington Square, 220, 464

King's Bench Walk, Temple, 147

Kingsley, Charles, 47

Kingsley, Henry, 233

King's Road, Chelsea, 232

Knightsbridge Road, 212

L

Lady Jane Grey, 107

Lady lecturers, 330, 333, 342

Lamb, Charles, 139, 147, 160

Lamb's Conduit Street, 260, 265

Lambeth Palace, 29

Lang, Andrew, 37, 320

Lant Street, 130

Laud, Archbishop, 31

Law Courts, 460

Lawrence, Sir Thomas, 245

Lawson, Cecil, 227

Leadenhall Market, 3

Lear, Edward, 259

Leech, John, 263, 439

Leicester Square, 285

Leigh Hunt, 217, 226

Leighton House, the, 377

Lennox, Sarah, 382

Levy, Miss Amy, on plane trees in London, 408;

on London isolation, 426

Liddon, Canon, 97

Life of London, the, 285

Lincoln's Inn, 152

Lincoln's Inn Fields, 154

Little Britain, 64

"Little Dorrit," 132, 177, 264

"Little Midshipman, the," 115

Lollard's Tower, the, 30

Lombard Street, 80

London: atmospheric effects, 388, 412, 450;

approach to, 23;

architecture, 460;

the cult of, 20;

charm of, in early summer, 385, 400;

cosmopolitanism of, 285;

crowds, 282;

classes in, 162;

contrasts in, 19, 54, 151, 167, 175;

crazes, 445;

colouring of, 388, 412;

feeding of, 48;

houses, characteristics of, 359, 462;

isolation in, 426;

liberty in, 429;

opportunities in, 327;

ph?nix-like, 24, 95, 181;

picturesqueness of, 49, 388, 411;

primarily a seaport, 24;

resources in, 17;

rebuilding of, 466;

suffering in, 427, 429;

as a tourist haunt, 33;

unexpectedness of, 10, 18, 54;

wealth of, 47

London Bridge, 43, 121

Londoners, ways of, 414, 416, 462

London Stone, 82

London Wall, 81, 82

Lost children, 442

Lowther Lodge, 213, 460

Ludgate Hill, 93

Lyon's Inn, 159

M

Macaulay, on the tombs of Chatham and Pitt, 192;

Westminster Hall, 205;

his residence at Holly Lodge, 217, 383;

in Powis Place, 255;

on Holland House, 383;

the New Zealander, 472

Maclise, Daniel, 227

Mall, the, 397

Manning, Cardinal, 177

Mansfield, Lord, 243

Mansions and Flats, 468

Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, 262

Marco Marziale, 349

Marshall, Herbert, 388

Marshalsea, the, 130

Marshalsea Court, 150

"Martin Chuzzlewit," 118, 143

Matinée Hat, 282

Maurice, F. D., 245, 256

Mausolus, car of (in British Museum), 270, 338

"May-Day Sweeps," 259

Mecklenburgh Square, 265

Mercers' School, 159

Meredith, George, 228

Michael Angelo, 354

Middle Temple Hall, 143

Middle Temple Lane, 144

Millais, Sir John, 259

Millbank Penitentiary, Old, 28

Millionaires, Uses of, 327

Milton, 63, 371

Mincing Lane, 81

Minories, the, 113

Mitford, Mary Russell, 245

Model lodging-houses, 468

Monasteries, the fall of, 13

Montague House, 269, 333, 379

Monument, the, 43, 118

Monumental Brasses, 115

Monumental Sculpture, 91, 193

More, Sir Thomas, 110, 233

Morley, Charles, quoted, 131

Morris, William, 252

Mother Shipton, 387

Mourey, Gabriel, on the view from Charing Cross Bridge, 38;

the Tower Bridge, 45;

the Pool of London, 46;

character in hair-dressing, 286;

street markets, 312;

Sunday in London, 440;

London fog, 445;

Regent's Park terraces, 451;

Philip Webb's houses, 465

Mudie's Library, 305

Mudlarks, 28

Mummy-room at the British Museum, 335

"Murdstone and Grinby's," 50, 134

Museum Habitués, 268

"Museum Headache," 337

N

Nando's Coffee House, 145

Nash, 457

National Gallery, 344;

romance of, 346, 354

Natural History Museum, 342, 469

"Newcomes," The, 69

New Inn, 148

Newsboys, 443

Newton Hall, 158

Newton, Sir Isaac, 158

New War Office, 455

Nithsdale, Lord (escape from the Tower), 111

Norman London, 4

O

Old Clothes Markets, 315

"Old Curiosity Shop," 50, 80, 135

Old Palace Yard, 207

Old St. Paul's, 88

Old Swan Tavern, 235

"Oliver Twist," 51

Omnibuses, character in, 420

Omnibus Conductors, 418

Omnibus travelling, 417

Open air services, 98

Opium Dens, 296

O'Rell, Max, on the Parks, 390;

London omnibuses, 417;

London fog, 444

Organ-grinders, 263, 439

Ornithological Society, 399

"Our Mutual Friend," 50

Oxford Street, 18

P

Pall Mall, 183

Panizzi, 247

"Pan-opticon" of Leicester Square, 326

Pantomimes, 277

Panyer Alley, 97

Paradise Row, 232

"Paris Garden," 128

Park Orators, 392, 403

Parmigiano, 350

Passmore Edwards Settlement, 256

Patent Office, 156

Paternoster Row, 95

Pater, Walter, 218, 467

Paul's Cross, 98

Paul Pindar's House, 55, 342

"Paul's Walkers," 88

Pavement Artists, 248

Penny Steamers, 25

Pepys, Samuel, 116, 139

Philanthropists, treatment of, in London, 448

Physick Garden, the, 234

Picture-galleries, 330, 343

Picture Stories, 346

Pitman's Shorthand Institute, 246

Pictures, vicissitudes of, 346, 351, 353

Picturesqueness of Railways, 23, 95

Pigeon-fanciers, 315

Plane-trees in London, 408

Plantagenets, cuts of, 198

Poet's Corner, 202

Point of View, the, 164, 169, 172

Policemen, 425, 442

Pool of London, the, 44, 46

Popular "lines" in shops, 301

"Portland Vase," 336

Positivist Society, 138

Press, the, 369

Primrose Hill, view from, 413

Prince of Wales's Theatre, old, 284

Printing-House Square, 14

Prior Bolton, 62

Prior Houghton, 68

Protector Somerset, 35, 73

Prudential Assurance Company's Offices, 154, 159, 469

Pyx, Chapel of, 190, 203

Q

Quality Court, 156

Queen Anne, 201

Queen Anne Craze, the, 460

Queen Anne's Gate, 397

Queen Anne's Statue, Ludgate Hill, 95;

Queen Square, 241

Queen Caroline (wife of George II.), 394, 399

Queen Caroline (of Brunswick), 202, 370

Queen Charlotte, 36

Queen Elizabeth, 25, 51, 201

Queen Mary (of Modena), 31

Queen Mary II., 201

Queen Victoria, visit to St. Paul's, 93;

at Kensington Palace, 395

Queen's House, Chelsea, 227

Queen Square, 241, 254, 264

R

Ragged Children, erudition of, 234, 433

Ragged Schools, 432

Rahere, 58

Raleigh, 107

"Ranelagh," 222

Reading-room, British Museum, 266

"Reconciliation," Temple of, 192-199

Record Office, 151

Red Lion Square, 253, 254

Reformation, the, 8, 62

"Reformer's Tree," the, 392

Regalia, 109

Regent's Park, 401

Restaurants, cheap, 287, 322

"Restorers," sins of, 125

Reynolds, Sir Joshua, 354

Richardson, Samuel, 367

Richmond's Mosaics in St. Paul's, 93

"Ring, The," 391

Rocques', Map of, 1746, 241

Rogers, Samuel, 181

Rolls Chapel, 151

Roman City Wall, 81

Roman London, 24

Roman Remains, 3, 82, 97, 103

"Rosamond's Pond," 399

Rosebery, Lord, on St. James's Square, 184

"Rosetta Stone," the, 339

Rossetti, Christina, 251

Rossetti, D. G., at Queen's House, Chelsea, 227;

at Red Lion Square, 252;

at the Working Men's College, 256;

on the British Museum, 270;

on Venetian Gothic in London, 469

Rotten Row, 390

Royal Exchange, 74, 75

Royal Mint, 113

Royal Society, 158

Rubens, 351

Ruskin, on the Houses of Parliament, 32;

Victoria Embankment, 41;

the Pool of London, 49;

Social Contrasts, 185;

South Kensington Museum, 341;

born in Hunter Street, 262;

at the Working Men's College, 256;

at Denmark Hill, 371

Russell, Lady Rachel, 242

Russell, Lord William, 154, 242

Russell Hotel, 247

Russell Square, 244

Rye Hous

e Plot, 242

S

"Sailors' Town," the, 49

St. Bartholomew's Hospital, 66

St. James's Park, 397

St. James's Place, 179

St. James's Square, 184

St. James's Street, 178

St. John's Gate, Clerkenwell, 72

St. Pancras Station, 27, 265, 471

St. Paul's Cathedral, 42, 51, 84

St. Paul's Churchyard, 95

St. Paul's School, 98

St. Thomas's Hospital, 29

Sala, G. A., 265

Sale-Days, 311

Saleswomen, trials of, 302

Sandford Manor House, 232

Sass's School, 258

Savoy Hotel, 33

Saxon London, 4

Scents, in London districts, 420

Scotland Yard, 33

Scott, W. B., 256

Sea-gulls in London, 35, 121

Seamy Side, the, 185, 248, 441

Sebert, King of the East Saxons, 188

Second-hand Book-shops, 266, 305

"Secular Gothic," 469

Seething Lane, 116

Serjeants' Inn, 149

Shaw, Norman, 33, 235, 460

Shelley, in Marchmont Street, 262;

in Half Moon Street, 361;

in Poland Street, 381;

on Hell and London, 297;

in the Highgate omnibus, 417

Shelley, Harriet, 394

Shelley, Mary, 262

Ships' figure-heads, 29

Shops of London, 299

Shoppers, ways of, 301

Shop-lifters, 309

Siddons, Mrs., 371

"Sixpenny Days," drawbacks of, 195

"Sketches by Boz," 240, 259, 262

Sloane, Sir Hans, 228, 234, 243, 333

Slum children, 430

Smart Society in London, 179, 390

Smetham, James, 355

Smithfield Martyrs, 64

Soane Museum, 375

Soane, Sir John, 376, 457

Somerset House, 35, 451-452

Soot as a beautifier, 23, 27, 90, 388, 452, 470

South Kensington, 222

South Kensington Museum, 341

South Sea Bubble, 76, 133

Southwark, 121

Sparrows in London, 410

Spinello Aretino, 348

Spitalfields, 314

"Spleen," the, 444

Squares of Queen Anne's Time, 464

Squares, Old London, charm of, 244

Sta?l, Madame de, 23

Stage Door, the, 284

Stage Neophytes, 275

Stage rehearsals, 279

Stanley, Dean, 187, 233

Staple Inn, 55, 154

Steele, Sir Richard, 243

"Steyne, Lord," 327

Stones of London, the, 447-472

Street Arabs, 434

Street games, 432

Street markets, 311

Stuart, Arabella, 111, 197

Stuart, La Belle, 201

Submerged, the, 170, 185

Sunday in London, 440

Sunday markets, 314

"Sunday opening," 326-335

Sunsets in London, 250

Sutherland House, 378

Sutton, Thomas, 69

"Sweating" dens, 297, 302

Swift, Dean, 177

Swinburne, A. C., 228, 369

Swindles in London, 443

Swiss Waiters, 287

T

Taine, Henri, on Greek Architecture in London, 32;

the docks, 48;

the ways of "good society," 279;

Englishwomen, 286;

the London Sunday, 326;

British seriousness, 392;

Somerset House, 451;

the Houses of Parliament, 459

Tanagra figurines (in British Museum), 339

Tanfield Court, Temple, 147

Tate Gallery, the, 27, 343

Tate, Sir Henry, 28, 343

Tavistock House, 258, 261

Temple, the, 149;

Gardens, 141;

Church, 145

Tennant, Miss Dorothy (Lady Stanley), 431

Tennyson, Alfred Lord, on Cleopatra's Needle, 39;

"London's central roar," 95

Terburg's "Peace of Münster," 332, 350

Terra-cotta, in building, 470

Terriss, William, 284

Thackeray, in Cornhill, 76;

in Great Coram Street, 263;

in Kensington, 216, 220, 382;

on old Carlton House, 181;

Russell Square, 246;

Denmark Hill, 371;

the "Zoo," 405

Thackeray, Miss ("Old Kensington"), 213

Thames, influence on history of London, 2, 24

Thames, Enchantment of, 49

Thames Street, 43, 316

Thavies' Inn, 159

Theatrical Profession, the, 274

Thompson, Henry Yates, 344

"Thorney Island," 188

"Time Machine," the, 20

Tite Street, 236

"Tom-All-Alone's," 58

Tomb of Gordon, 92;

Lord Leighton, 92;

Duke of Wellington, 92

Tooley Street, 43, 126

Torch Extinguishers, 379

"Totencourt," Manor of, 18, 242, 387

Tottenham Court Road, 18

Tourists in London, 247, 424

Tower, the, 46, 100

Tower Bridge, 44

Tower Green, 105

Tower Lions, the, 112

Tower Victims, 105

Toynbee, Arnold, 173

Toynbee Hall, 173

Trades, special districts for, 308

"Traitor's Gate," 104, 110

Treasure-houses of London, 326

Trinity Square, 113, 464

Turner, J. M. W., R.A., 26, 49, 347, 355, 357, 380

Tyburn, 113

U

Unrevealing Exteriors, 359

V

Valhalla, national, 191

Vandyck, 351-354

Van Eyck, 353

Vanishing London, 360

"Vanity Fair," 246

"Vauxhall," 222

"Venetian Gothic," 469

Vergers, ways of, 105

Veronese, Paolo, 353, 355

Victoria Embankment, 32, 41

Views in London, 29, 35, 38, 42, 46, 49, 51, 265, 389, 394, 411-412

"Virginians," the, 381

Visitors to London, 424

W

Waifs and Strays, 429, 440

Wallace, Sir Richard, 65, 328, 332

Wallace Collection, 327

Wallace, Lady, 329

Walworth, Sir William, 65

"Wanderlust," the, 289

Warwick Square, 97

Watling Street, 3

Waterloo Bridge, 40

Wat Tyler, 65

Webb, Aston, 60

Webb, Philip, 465

Weller, Sam, 128

Wellington, Duke of, 378

Westminster Abbey, 187;

chapel of Henry VII., 190, 197;

chantry of Henry V., 194;

cloisters, 203;

wax effigies, 200

Westminster Bridge, 207

Westminster Hall, 205

Where to shop, 303

Whistler, J. McN., 23, 236

Whitechapel Road, 18, 172

Whitefield's Tabernacle, 242, 261

Whitefriars, 13

Whitehall, 455

Whitehall Court, 33

"White Tower," 108

Whittington, 9

Wimpole Street, 380

Winchester House (old), 129

"Window gardens," 407

"Wittenagemot" Club, 97

Wood Street plane tree, 10, 81

"Working Men's College, The," 255

Working Classes, 168

Wren, Sir Christopher, 7, 86

Wych Street, 148

Y

Yiddish colony in London, the, 295

York House, old, 35

York Stairs, 35

Z

Zoological Gardens, 405

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GRAPHIC.-"Mrs. Cook is an admirable guide; she knows her London in and out; she is equally at home in writing of Mayfair and of City courts, and she has a wealth of knowledge relating to literary and historical associations. This, taken together with the fact that she is a writer who could not be dull if she tried, makes her book very delightful reading."

Middlesex. By Walter Jerrold. With Illustrations by Hugh Thomson.

EVENING STANDARD.-"Every Londoner who wishes to multiply fourfold the interest of his roamings and excursions should beg, borrow, or buy it without a day's delay."

* Normandy. By Percy Dearmer, M.A. With Illustrations by Joseph Pennell. [Pocket Edition only.

ST. JAMES'S GAZETTE.-"A charming book.... Mr. Dearmer is as arrestive in his way as Mr. Pennell. He has the true topographic eye. He handles legend and history in entertaining fashion."

* Northamptonshire and Rutland. By Herbert A. Evans. With Illustrations by Frederick L. Griggs. [Pocket Edition only.

TIMES.-"A pleasant, gossiping record.... Mr. Evans is a guide who makes us want to see for ourselves the places he has seen."

Northumbria. By P. Anderson Graham. With Illustrations by Hugh Thomson.

NATION.-"None of the contributors to the series has been more successful than Mr. Graham."

* Nottinghamshire. By J. B. Firth. With Illustrations by Frederick L. Griggs.

DAILY TELEGRAPH.-"A book that will rank high in the series which it augments; a book that no student of our Midland topography and of Midland associations should miss."

* Oxford and the Cotswolds. By H. A. Evans. With Illustrations by Frederick L. Griggs.

DAILY TELEGRAPH.-"The author is everywhere entertaining and fresh, never allowing his own interest to flag, and thereby retaining the close attention of the reader."

Shakespeare's Country. By The Ven. W. H. Hutton. With Illustrations by Edmund H. New.

PALL MALL GAZETTE.-"Mr. Edmund H. New has made a fine book a thing of beauty and a joy for ever by a series of lovely drawings."

* Somerset. By Edward Hutton. With Illustrations by Nelly Erichsen.

DAILY TELEGRAPH.-"A book which will set the heart of every West-country-man beating with enthusiasm, and with pride for the goodly heritage into which he has been born as a son of Somerset."

* Surrey. By Eric Parker. With Illustrations by Hugh Thomson.

SPECTATOR.-"A very charming book, both to dip into and to read.... Every page is sown with something rare and curious."

* Sussex. By E. V. Lucas. With Illustrations by Frederick L. Griggs.

WESTMINSTER GAZETTE.-"A delightful addition to an excellent series.... Mr. Lucas's knowledge of Sussex is shown in so many fields, with so abundant and yet so natural a flow, that one is kept entertained and charmed through every passage of his devious progress."

* North Wales. By A. G. Bradley. With Illustrations by Hugh Thomson and Joseph Pennell.

PALL MALL GAZETTE.-"To read this fine book makes us eager to visit every hill and every valley that Mr. Bradley describes with such tantalising enthusiasm. It is a work of inspiration, vivid, sparkling, and eloquent-a deep well of pleasure to every lover of Wales."

South Wales. By A. G. Bradley. With Illustrations by Frederick L. Griggs.

SPECTATOR.-"Mr. Bradley has certainly exalted the writing of a combined arch?ological and descriptive guide-book into a species of literary art. The result is fascinating."

* Wiltshire. By Edward Hutton. With Illustrations by Nelly Erichsen.

DAILY GRAPHIC.-"Replete with enjoyable and informing reading.... Illustrated by exquisite sketches."

* Yorkshire. By Arthur H. Norway. With Illustrations by Joseph Pennell and Hugh Thomson.

PALL MALL GAZETTE.-"The wonderful story of Yorkshire's past provides Mr. Norway with a wealth of interesting material, which he has used judiciously and well; each grey ruin of castle and abbey he has re-erected and re-peopled in the most delightful way. A better guide and story-teller it would be hard to find."

MACMILLAN AND CO., Ltd., LONDON.

Notes

1: Imperium et Libertas, by Bernard Holland.

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