LHG Bibliography: Guide Books to Lewes

Anonymous, Baxter’s Illustrated Guide to Lewes, W.E. Baxter, U.D. but post-1909.
Later editions in different format to at least 1945. 6th edition, 1862

Anonymous, Lewes in the Downs, Lewes Chamber of Commerce, [date unknown].

Banks, W., The Antiquarian and Visitors’ Guide to Lewes, The author, undated but 1881.

Brent, Colin, Historic Lewes and its Buildings: Lewes Town Council Official Guide, Revised edition, Lewes Town Council, 1995.

Button, John V., The Brighton and Lewes Guide, Containing an Abridged History of those Towns, with Descriptions of their Edifices, Amusements, etc, J. Baxter, 1805.

Cooke, Lionel (ed.), Lewes and the Downs and Countryside, with special articles on the Crafts, Industries and Country Life of East Sussex, East Sussex Rural Community Council, undated but c.1932-3.

Godfrey, Walter H., A History of Lewes: Incorporating a Guide to the County Town, 6th edition, Lewes Borough Council, 1971.

Godfrey, Walter H., The Official Guide to Lewes, Lewes Press, 1933 and subsequent editions.

Jackson, F.W., Lewes (Sussex): The Historic County Town of Sussex, The Homeland Association, undated after 1926.

Legge, W. Heneage, A Guide to Lewes: its Castle, Priory, Churches and Neighbourhood: with a Description of the Museum; The Battle of Lewes, etc, etc, Southern Publishing Co., 1st edn 1905; 2nd edn 1909.

Lower, Mark Antony, A Hand-Book for Lewes, Historical and Descriptive: with Notices of the  Discoveries at The Priory, London: John Russell Smith, 1845 (reissued with updates 1847).

Mantell, Gideon, A Day’s Ramble in and about the Ancient Town of Lewes, Henry Bohn & G.F. Bacon, 1846.

Moore, F. Frankfort, A Few Hours in Lewes: an Itinerary, Farncombe, undated but 1929.

Sawyer, John, A Guide to Lewes: The Castle and the Priory, Frank W. Burgess, U.D. but 1898-1901.
A paperback edition with advertisements was re-published after 1901 by M.A. Burgess.

Thomas, Andy, Lewes: a Souvenir Guide, SB Publications, 2007.