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Record Number: 22675


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Marginal marks and MS notes throughout, incl. v.2 giving Nov 12 1904 as the "second time of reading" and v.1 July 24, 1920: "3rd time of reading A most excellent military history; - I think, the best I ever read". V.II has a MS chronology on pastedown and endpaper, giving the dates of Bonaparte's movements in April and May 1796. Notes incl. translations of French words, and comments e.g., by a footnote on a letter published in Le Moniteur "dont l'authenticite nous pariat fort suspecte", he writes: "rather!"

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1904 and 1920

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:

Felix Bouvier

Title:

Bonaparte en Italie

Genre:

History

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Paris; Libraire Leopold Cerf, 1899

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

22675

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

MS notes in book cited below,

Citation:

MS notes in book cited below, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=22675, accessed: 26 May 2024


Additional Comments:

I have not transcribed all MS notes from this book

   
   
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