24 DECEMBER 1904, Page 23

The Cathedrals of Southern France. By Francis Miltoun. (T. Werner

Laurie. 6s. net.)—This is a carefully prepared book which must have cost much labour, probably very agreeable labour, in the collecting of necessary materials. We willingly extend to it the same welcome which we gave to the author's book on " The Cathedrals of Northern France." The arrangement of the book is geographical. After a preliminary Part I. dealing with the region in general, its church, and its church .architecture, we proceed to its divisions. These are (1) south of the Loire; (2) the Rhone Valley ; (8) the Mediterranean coast; (4) the valley of the Garonne. Not far from one hundred Cathedrals (present or former seats of Bishops) are described, a sketch being