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Record 11466

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'But by a lucky chance I happened upon a book included in Lubbock's "hundred" -George Henry Lewes's "Biographical History of Philosophy". It came just when I needed it and to my extreme delight and mounting excitement opened before me an entirely new world of adventure.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 21 Aug 1879 and 21 Aug 1897
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
   
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:Thomas A. Jackson
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 21 Aug 1879
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: son of master craftsman, reading boy at printers
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: George Henry Lewes
Title: Biographical History of Philosophy
Genre: History, Biography, Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 11466  
Source - Print  
  Author: T.A. Jackson
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Solo Trumpet: Some memories of Socialist agitation and propaganda
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1953
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 24
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: T.A. Jackson, Solo Trumpet: Some memories of Socialist agitation and propaganda (London, 1953), p. 24, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=11466, accessed: 27 June 2022

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