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Record 11272

Reading Experience:

Lancashire workman wrote to Cassell's that the first 23 volumes of the National Library "have done a great deal of good even in my own neighbourhood, for several of my own friends have given up drinking for the sake of taking and reading your beautiful little books".
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1880 and 31 Dec 1889
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: county: Lancashire
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reading Group:several Lancashire workman
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: Cassell's National Library (first 23 vols)
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 11272  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Publishers' Circular
  Place of Publication: n/a
  Date of Publication: 1 July 1886
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 725
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Publishers' Circular (1 July 1886), p. 725,, accessed: 25 February 2020

Additional comments:



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