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Athena Library of English Studies

Part 7, Vols 24-28: Cultural History, 1st Series




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Volume 24. Jacob Larwood* The Story of the London Parks (1874**)

ISBN 978-4-86340-025-2  •  496 pp., 4 col. pl., ill.



Topics discussed include: Hyde Park: royal hunts and racing in the park; the park opened to the public; orders against cutting wood; Puritan regulations; toll on carriages in the park; Republican Hyde Park; sale of the park annulled; the lifeguards; West London water supply; formation of the Serpentine; frequency of robberies; foxes; “macaronies” in the park; duelling mania; Rotten Row first named; sporting mania; female charioteers; boxing matches; female fashions; scanty dresses; Romeo Coates; the Jubilee festival; etc. ◙ Green Park: review of dragoons; Handel’s music; daring robberies; the lodge; the season of 1809; the fireworks; etc. ◙ St. James’s Park: the leper hospital; early attractions; King James’s menagerie; the canal formed; introduction of “pall-mall”; wrestling matches; the Mall; male and female rakes; hawkers in the park; etc.

* pseudonym of Herman Diederik Johan van Schevichaven

** First one-volume edition, date acc. Guildhall Library catalogue; first published in two vols, 1872 



Volume 25. Warwick William Wroth The London Pleasure Gardens of the Eighteenth Century (1896)

ISBN 978-4-86340-084-9  •  848 pp., ill.



Clerkenwell and Central Group: Islington Spa, or New Tunbridge Wells • The Pantheon, Spa Fields • The London Spa • The New Wells • The English Grotto, or Grotto Garden, Rosoman Street • The Mulberry Garden, Clerkenwell • Sadler’s Wells • Merlin’s Cave • Bagnigge Wells • “Lord Cobham’s Head” • “Sir John Oldcastle” Tavern and Gardens • St. Chad’s Well, Battle Bridge • Bowling Green House, near the Foundling Hospital • Adam and Eve Tea Gardens, Tottenham Court Road • The Peerless Pool • The Shepherd and Shepherdess, City Road • The Spring Garden, Stepney

Marylebone Group: Marylebone Gardens • The Queen’s Head and Artichoke • The Jew’s Harp House and Tea Gardens • The Yorkshire Stingo • Bayswater Tea Gardens

North London Group: Pancras Wells • Adam and Eve Tea Gardens, St. Pancras • The Assembly House, Kentish Town • White Conduit House • Dobney’s Bowling Green, or Prospect House • Belvidere Tea Gardens, Pentonville Road • The Castle Inn and Tea Gardens, Colebrooke Row, Islington • Three Hats, Islington • Barley Mow Tea House and Gardens, Islington • Canonbury House Tea Gardens • Copenhagen House • Highbury Barn • The Devil’s House, Holloway • Hornsey Wood House • The Spring Garden, Stoke Newington • The Black Queen Coffee House and Tea Gardens, Shacklewell

Hampstead Group: Hampstead Wells • The Spaniards • New Georgia • Belsize House • Kilburn Wells

Chelsea Group: Ranelagh House and Gardens • Strombolo House and Gardens • Star and Garter Tavern and Gardens • Jenny’s Whim, Pimlico • Cromwell’s Gardens, afterwards Florida Gardens, Brompton

South London Group: Bermondsey Spa Gardens • St. Helena Gardens, Rotherhithe • Finch’s Grotto Gardens • Cuper’s Gardens • “The Folly” on the Thames • Belvedere House and Gardens, Lambeth • Restoration Spring Gardens, St. George’s Fields • The Flora Tea Gardens, or Mount Gardens, Westminster Bridge Road • The Temple of Flora • Apollo Gardens, or Temple of Apollo • Dog and Duck, St. George’s Fields or Spa • The Black Prince, Newington Butts • Lambeth Wells • Marble Hall, Vauxhall • The Cumberland Tea Gardens, Vauxhall, or Smith’s Tea Gardens • Vauxhall Gardens • Index



Volume 26. John James Sexby The Municipal Parks, Gardens, and Open Spaces of London: Their History and Associations (1898)

ISBN 978-4-86340-027-6  •  666 pp., 1 pl., ill.



Battersea Park • Blackheath • Bostal Heath and Woods; Plumstead Common; Mutton Green • Brockwell Park; Dulwich Park • Clapham Common • Hilly Fields; Deptford Park; Telegraph Hill • Kennington Park • Ladywell Recreation-Ground; Maryon Park • Myatt’s Fields; Peckham Rye; Peckham Rye Park; Goose Green; Nunhead Green • Southwark Park; Nelson, Newington, and Walworth Recreation-Ground • Tooting Graveney, Tooting Beck, and Streatham Common; Streatham Green • Wandsworth Common • Bethnal Green Gardens • The Embankment Gardens • Finsbury Park; Clissold Park • Hackney Commons; Hackney Marsh • Hampstead Heath • Hampstead Heath Extension, or Parliament Hill • Highbury Fields • Island Gardens, Poplar; Royal Victoria Gardens • Leicester Square • Lincoln’s Inn Fields; Red Lion Square • Ravenscourt Park; Shepherd’s Bush Common • Spa Green; Whitfield Gardens • Victoria Park; Meath Gardens • Waterlow Park • Western Commons • Wapping Recreation-Ground • Churchyards and Small Playgrounds • Places in Course of Acquisition • Appendix: List of all the places in the county of London available for public recreation, together with those outside the county maintained by the London County Council • Index



Volume 27. Mrs. Evelyn Cecil* London Parks and Gardens (1907)

ISBN 978-4-86340-028-3  •  394 pp., 25 pl., ill.



Hyde Park • St. James’s and Green Parks • Regent’s Park • Greenwich Park • Municipal Parks • South London Parks • Commons and Open Spaces • Squares • Burial-Grounds • Inns of Court • Historical Gardens • Private Gardens • Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens: List of trees and shrubs • Index

* i.e. Alicia Margaret Tyssen Amherst, afterwards Alicia Margaret Cecil, Baroness Rockley


Volume 28. Mrs. Alec Tweedie* Hyde Park: Its History and Romance (1908)

ISBN 978-4-86340-29-0  •  394 pp., 30 pl.



A Royal Hunting-Ground • Vagaries of Monarchs • Under the Commonwealth • Fashion and Frivolity • Masks and Patches • In Georgian Days • Early Chronicles of Tyburn • Beneath the Triple Tree • Nineteenth-Century Fragments • Duels in the Park • The People’s Park • Nature in the Park • The Evolution of the Carriage • Appendix: List of trees, shrubs, and plants in Hyde Park • Index

* i.e. Alicia Margaret Tyssen Amherst, afterwards Alicia Margaret Cecil, Baroness Rockley