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Record Number: 11272


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

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

n/a


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, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11272, accessed: 07 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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