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Record Number: 22673


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

This book has copious notes and marginal marks, including many unrelated to the text written on pastedown and fly-leaf: "I used to note down sentences for my history, that had ocurred to me in the watches of the night, in the flyleaf of the novel which I had in hand at that time."

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

unknown

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

n/a

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:

Henry James

Title:

The ambassadors

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

London: Methuen, 1903

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

22673

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=22673, accessed: 25 May 2024


Additional Comments:

I have not transcribed all the MS notes.

   
   
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