from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A list with very little detail applied to each point.
- n. A list scribbled hastily or with little attention to detail.
It's safe, warm, and dry; it's catalogued in a basic fashion to be honest, I'm not 100% sure exactly how a proper catalogue differs from the handlist that I've seen - I guess a proper catalogue includes details of things like size, type of paper / production, full details of creator & publisher, yadda yadda.
For more information on Hone, including an extensive annotated bibliography of his publications and a handlist of recent criticism, readers are encouraged to consult the William Hone Homepage, which link will open in a separately maintained archive.