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Record Number: 22603


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

MS note on final flyleaf: "This book gets very poor towards the end. The omissions in the Shield of Achilles, - both in the key and the index, - are nothing less than disgraceful".

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

unknown

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:

George Otto Trevelyan

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

20 Jul 1838

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Historian and statesman

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

John Walker

Title:

Clavis Homerica

Genre:

Classics, Textbook / self-education

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

5th ed. London: Whittaker, 1840

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

22603

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=22603, accessed: 26 May 2024


Additional Comments:

I have not transcribed all the MS notes in this book

   
   
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