"Clearly, the management of the hydro was not displeased for it included a quotation in its prospectus, remarking that there were also references in various other novels."

  
1. In Chancery / John Galsworthy. London : Heinemann, 1920



  
2. When it was dark / Guy Thorne. London : Greening, 1903



  
3. The Morning gift / Eva Ibbotson. Century, 1993



  
4. The Mystery of a Turkish bath / 'Rita'. London : White, 1888



  
5. 'The Business of hydropathy in the north of England, c.1850-1930' / Alastair J Durie Northern History (39,1; Mar 2002) pp.37-58; and Water is best: the hydros and health tourism in Scotland, 1840-1940 / Alastair J Durie. Edinburgh : John Donald, 2006

  
6. A Mental marriage / Gertie de S Wentworth-James. London : Hurst & Blackett, 1926



  
7. The Chronicles of Clovis / Saki [ie, H H Munro]. London : John Lane, 1912



  
8. 'The hot-air bath' / B W Richardson British Medical Journal (2 Feb 1861) p.115



  
9. Daughters of Albion / A N Wilson. London : Sinclair-Stevenson, 1991 p.177



  
10. Gay New York: the making of the gay male world, 1890-1940 / George Chauncey. London : Flamingo, 1995


  
11. 'A Sun among cities': space, identities and queer male practices, London 1918-57 / Matt Houlbrook (University of Essex PhD Thesis, 2001) p.127 Houlbrook has since published: Queer London: perils and pleasures in the sexual metropolis, 1918-1957 (Univ of Chicago Pr, 2005)
  
12. Bestseller: the books that everyone read, 1900-1939 / Claud Cockburn. London : Sidgwick and Jackson, 1972



  
13. Walks in old London / Peter Jackson. London : Collins & Brown, 1993. p.26



  
14. Survey of London. Vol.34: Parish of St Ann's, Soho; pt 2: South of Shaftesbury Avenue. London : Athlone Pr, 19-


  
15. From the review of a three book omnibus edition of Rita's works called The Seventh dream (London : Hurst & Blackett, 1905) by an unknown reviewer in: The Scotsman (14 Sep 1905) p.2

  
16. Short story about a mysterious death in a London Turkish bath published in The world's best one hundred detective stories. Vol.1, New York : Funk & Wagnall, 1929. The story can also be read online at: http://gaslight.mtroyal.ab.ca/tealeaf.htm

  
17. Short story revealing a clash of cultures in a women's Turkish bath somewhere in France. Published in the collection: Something childish, and other stories / Katherine Mansfield. London : Constable, [1924]

  
18. 'Using personal memories, club anecdotes and some imagination, Nanzie, a member since 1936, has written fifteen stories which span the last sixty years of this elegant Victorian swimming establishment.' Tales of the Arlington / Nanzie McLeod. Glasgow : Hyndland, 1996
  
19. Introduction to George Moore (1852-1933) / Joseph S O'Leary (17 Sep 2005) http://josephsoleary.typepad.com/my_weblog/2005/09/index.html accessed on 8 August 2007


  
20. Esther Waters: an English story / George Moore. London : Walter Scott, 1894



  
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