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Record Number: 22601


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

"CPT read this aloud to PJD December 1957, the last book we read before his death in Jan 1958. He had not read it since Harrow days, (at school) aged 16!" Written by Pauline Dower about her father Charles Philips Trevelyan.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Dec 1957

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Cambo
county: Northumberland
specific address: Wallington Hall

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:

Charles Philips Trevelyan

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1870

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Politician

Religion:

Atheist

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

Reader's daughter, Pauline


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Xenophon

Title:

Anabasis

Genre:

Classics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

London: Heinemann, 1922

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

22601

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

MS note in book cited below,

Citation:

MS note in book cited below, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=22601, accessed: 22 January 2022


Additional Comments:

This book also contains marginalia by Sir George Otto Trevelyan, also entered onto RED database

   
   
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