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Record 12238

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'at night home to look over my new books, and so late to bed.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 7 Jul 1665
Country: England
Time: evening
night
Place: city: London
specific address: Seething Lane
location in dwelling: at home
   
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:

Reader:Samuel Pepys
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 26 Feb 1633
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Admiralty, Clerk of the Acts
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [unknown]
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 12238  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1971
  Vol: 6
  Page: 151
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1971), 6, p. 151, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=12238, accessed: 13 November 2019

Additional comments:

Pepys mentions buying the books earlier that day - worth ?5

 

 

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