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Bath & Bristol by Stanley Hutton
Birds of Britain. by J. Lewis Bonhote. with 100 illustrations in by J. Lewis Bonhote
Brittany by Dorothy Menpes
Cambridge by M. A. R. Tuker
The Durbar by Mortimer Menpes
England by Frank Fox
English Costume Painted and Described by Dion Clayton Calthrop
The English Lakes by William T Palmer
Familiar London by Rose Barton
Florence & some Tuscan cities by Clarissa (Mrs.) Goff
India by Flora Annie Steel
Insect Life by C. A. Ealand
The Italian lakes by Richard Bagot
Italy by Frank Fox
Japan, a record in colour by Mortimer Menpes
Kate Greenaway by M. H. Spielmann
Naples by Augustine Fitzgerald
Oxford by Edward Thomas
Paris by Mortimer Menpes
Rome by M. A. R. Tuker
Royal Palaces & Gardens by Dion Clayton Calthrop
Sicily by Alberto Pisa
Sussex by Wilfrid Ball
Switzerland by Frank Fox
The Thames, by Mortimer Menpes
Venice by Mortimer Menpes
World pictures; being a record in colour by Mortimer Menpes
Yorkshire by Gordon Home

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For a history and a complete list of the 92 books in the series:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1HwXw275TPIdVLB67E_w0Jx4GC28MUWztwhgSTA786bQ/preview?pli=1

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How do series work?

To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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