This is the final part of a new Eureka Press series which reprints in facsimile the local town handbooks published in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries on the occasion of the annual conference of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. It covers the middle and southern parts of England and includes town handbooks of Nottingham, Leicester, Birmingham, Canterbury, Dover, Portsmouth, Bath, and Bristol. Edited by local historians and scientists, the handbooks provided objective data on each city or town, together with many fold-out maps and ideal contemporary source materials for those researching Victorian and Edwardian England in such fields as topography, social and economic history, and background data of 19th century English literature.
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[Nottingham] Allen's Illustrated Handbook and Guide to All the Places of Interest in Nottingham and Its Environs, 1866, c.290 pp.
[Leicester] A Guide to Leicester and District, 1907, c. 450 pp.
[Birmingham] Handbook of Birmingham, 1886, c. 380 pp.
[Canterbury] Handbook to the City of Canterbury, 1899, c. 100 pp.
[Dover] Handbook to Dover, 1899, c. 130 pp.
[Portsmouth] Handbook and Guide to Portsmouth, 1911, c. 250 pp.
[Bath] Handbook to Bath, 1888, c. 290 pp.
[Bristol] Handbook to Bristol, 1898, c. 240 pp.