histories, and older books of which the value is mainly antiquarian
have been purposely omitted. Numerous other works of local in¬
terest are referred to throughout the text of the Handbook.
A full list of British topographical works will he found in the 'Book
of British Topography' by John P. Anderson (Satchell Si Co., London, 1881),
and a judicious selection of accessible books is given in 'The Best Books'
by W. Swan Sonnenschein (2nd ed., 1890) and its supplement, 'The Reader',
Guide to Contemporary Literature' (1895).
England: its People, Polity, and Pursuits, by T. H. Escolt (new ed., 1890).
Our Own Country, with 1200 illus.; Cassell & Co. (6 vols.; 1879-83).
The Land We Live In, by Wm. Hoivitt (3 vols.; 1854-56).
The British Isles, translated from the French of J. J. E. Reclus and odited
by E. G. Ravenstein (1887).
Note's on England, by H. A. Taine (from the French; 1872).
English Traits, by R. W. Emerson.
Our Hundred Days in Europe, by 0. W. Holmes (188?).
England, Without and Within, by R. G. White (Boston, 1881).
Passages from the English Note-Books of Nathaniel Hawthorne (2 vols.
A Trip to England, h; Prof. Goldivin Smith (London, 1892).
English Towns and Districts, by E. A. Freeman (London, 1883).
Gilpin's Forest Scenery, edited by Francis G. Heath (London, 1879).
Rural Rides in the Counties of Surrey, etc., during the years 1821-1832,
by Wm. Cobbett (new ed., 2 vols.; London, 1894).
Portraits of Places, by Henry James (1883).
Visits to Remarkable Places, by Wm. Howitt (new ed., 1890).
Chatty, discursive descriptions of rural England will be found in the
numerous recent books by J. J. Hissey CA Drive through England',
etc.) and C. 67. Harper ('The Brighton Road' 'The Dover Road', etc.).
Pennant's Tour in Wales; new ed., by Rhys, 1883 (kept in many of the
Book of N. Wales and Book of S. Wales, by <S. Baring-Gould (1903).
Wild Wales, by Geo. Borrow (3 vols.; 2nd ed., 1865; 1 vol. ed., 1888).
Handbook to the Cathedrals of England and Wales, by R. J. King; 6 vols.,
illus. (new ed., 1876 et seq.; London, Murray). This is the standard
work on English cathedrals.
The Cathedrals of Great Britain, by P. II. Litchfield.
English Cathedrals, by Mrs. Van Rensselaer, illus. by Joseph Pennell.
The Cathedrals of England and Wales, by F. T. Bum-pus (1905).
Bell's Cathedral Series; a series of descriptive monographs on English
cathedrals, edited by Gleeson White and E. F. Strange.
History of Architecture, bv James Fergusson (2nd ed., 1873-6; see vols.
II. and IV.).
Introduction to the Study of Gothic Architecture, by J. H. Parker (6t.h
ed., 1881). See the same author's edition of Rickman, his Architectural
Mediasval Military Architecture in England, by G. T. Clark (2 vols.; 1884).
Famous Homes of Great Britain and their Stories, by A. F. Malan.
The Historical Castles and Mansions of Scotland, by A. H. Millar (18901
Treasures of Art in Great Britain, by G. F. Waagen (translated from the
German by Lady Easllake; 1854-7).
Anecdotes of Painting in England, by Horace Walpole (new ed., in 3 vols.,
edited by R.N. Wornum; 1887).
The Norman Conquest, by E. A. Freeman (6 vols.; London, 1867-79).
See, in particular, chap. 26, vol. V.
The Making of England, by J. R. Green (London, 1831; new ed., 1897).
The Conquest of England, by /. R. Green (London, 1883).
The Historic Towns Series, edited by E. A. Freeman and the Rev. II'.
Hunt (Longmans; 1836 et seq.)
Popular County Histories, a series published by Elliot Stock (1885 et seq.).
Scottish County Histories, a series published by Blackwood.
The Races of Britain, by J. Beddoe (1886).
Baedeker's Great Britain. 6th Edit. C