Reading Experience Database

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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
1800-1849'One Saturday afternoon in the summer of 1838, whilst crossing Brumsfield links on my way home to Morningside, endeavo...James Glass Bertram Robert ChambersChambers's JournalPrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945Saturday 31 August 1935: 'Read Hind & Panther. D.H.L. by E. (good) & slept.'Virginia Woolf Jessie ChambersD. H. Lawrence: A Personal RecordPrint: Book
1700-1799'I was yesterday at Belleim, the winter palace of the King [of Portugal] [...] The house is by no means fine, and did ...Janet Schaw Sir William ChambersA Dissertation on Oriental GardeningPrint: Book
1850-1899'Reading your Domestic Annals of Scotland, warms up all my old Scottish blood, - and makes me wish heartily that our f...Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell Robert ChambersDomestic Annals of Scotland: from the reformation to the revolution Print: Book
1800-1849Elizabeth Barrett to John Kenyon, 3 January 1845: 'I send back your "Vestiges of Creation". The writer has a certai...Elizabeth Barrett Barrett Robert ChambersVestiges of the Natural History of CreationPrint: Book
1700-1799'Sir William Chambers, that great Architect, whose works shew a sublimity of genius, and who is esteemed by all who kn...Samuel Johnson William ChambersDesigns of Chinese buildings, furniture, dresses, machines, and utensils : to which is annexed a description of their temples, houses, gardens, &cManuscript: Unknown
1900-1945'Began reading through the "Encyclopaedia Britannica" today. Another ten years project, at least. My odyssey through C...William Soutar ChambersTwentieth Century DictionaryPrint: Book
1900-1945'An historical moment - completed my odyssey through Chambers's "Dictionary" - I began 8 years and 8 months ago. Have ...William Soutar ChambersTwentieth Century DictionaryPrint: Book
1800-1849Thursday, 15 November 1827: 'Met with Chambers and complimented him about his making a clever book of the 1745 for ...Walter Scott Robert ChambersHistory of the Rebellion 1745-6Print: Book
1800-1849Sunday, 15 February 1829: 'I wrought [i.e. worked at writing] to day but not much -- rather dawdled and took to rea...Walter Scott Robert ChambersPicture of ScotlandPrint: Book


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