This archive contains seminal publications about Southern England in general and the New Forest in particular. Social History, Natural History, Fiction and Non-Fiction dating back to 1697. These books are complete and as originally published. Where possible, the books have been processed for word recognition, allowing comprehensive searches within the text.
The books are presented as PDF and are copies of the original publications. These files are quite large, generally between 10 and 30 megabytes per book. Get Adobe Acrobat Reader
You can both search and browse the archive. You can open the books directly to read online, or save them to your computer and read later (Right Click - Save link as....). Books that have word recognition can be searched using the PDF (Acrobat) controls.