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Record Number: 596


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Contains a contents list, index to illustrations, index to maps and cross references to other texts in his library.

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1733 and 1765

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:

John Dawson

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1692

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

excise officer

Religion:

Church of England

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:

William Camden

Title:

Britannia: or, a Chorographical Description of Gre

Genre:

History, Geography / Travel

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

trans. by Edmund Gibson

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

596

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

John Dawson

Title:

The Library of John Dawson

Location:

Hackney Archives Centre, London

Call No:

N/A

Page/Folio:

N/A

Citation:

John Dawson, The Library of John Dawson Hackney Archives Centre, London, p. N/A, p. N/A, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=596, accessed: 30 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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