22 MARCH 1930, Page 43

• Books of reference may easily become a weariness to

the flesh. Either you become their slave, or you hate the sight Of theni. But all of us can unite in welcoming such a handy little vade-mecum as Dod's Peerage (W. D.'S. Taylor, 12 Mitre Court Chambers, Temple, E.C. 4, 7s. 6d.). It is now in its ninetieth year, and this reviewer, at any rate, would use no other.

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