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Great Britain and Ireland.
A LIST OF ALL OWNERS OF
THREE THOUSAND ACRES AND UPWARDS,
WORTH £3,000 A YEAR,
ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, IRELAND, & WALES,
Their Income from Land, Acreage, Colleges, Clubs, and Services,
Corrected in the vast majority of cases by the Owners themselves.
With the Addition of 1,320 Owners of 2,000 Acres and Upwards.
HARRISON, 59, PALL MALL, S.W.,
HAT the affairs of one's neighbours are of no little interest to men of every class of life has perhaps never been more strongly proved than by the production of and great demand for "The Modern Domesday Book." Not only have Mr. Frederick Purdy and others analyzed it, Mr. Lyulph Stanley abused it, Mr. John Bright moved its digestion in the House, and the "Spectator" and other London journals scathingly criticised it, but the immense herd of country newspapers have actually reproduced it, as far as their own neighbourhoods are concerned, in their columns, much, probably, to the satisfaction of the bulk of readers, to whom twenty-six shillings (the price of the English volumes alone) is prohibitory. As an example of this, I may mention, that having a small party in my house during one of those dubious weeks which come in 'twixt the close of the hunting and the beginning of the London season, I was saved all Marthean cares as to the amusement of my guests simply by leaving about on the table the two huge volumes of "The Modern Domesday," over which I found bowed with the utmost constancy two or more heads.
I heard from one of my guests that the copy of the work b