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Record 8181

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'At the beginning of each month, too, there fell to be collected from the various agents a large number of English magazines for Mr Tait's customers, as also a few copies of "Blackwood"; and at the contents of some of those I often contrived to get a surreptitious "read".'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1837 and 31 Dec 1837
Country: Scotland
Time: daytime
Place: city: Edinburgh
specific address: 78 Princess Street
other location: at work, Mr Tait's warehouse
   
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:James Glass Bertram
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1824
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Apprentice in a book warehouse
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ
at work

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 8181  
Source - Print  
  Author: James Glass Bertram
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Some memories of books, authors and events
  Place of Publication: Westminster
  Date of Publication: 1893
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 11
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: James Glass Bertram, Some memories of books, authors and events (Westminster, 1893), p. 11, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=8181, accessed: 16 September 2019

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