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Record 11561

Reading Experience:

'[given an alternative text by the librarian, entitled 'Young People's First Book of Trees'] Every time the man came through the room I slipped the African book on to my knees under the table and was intently studying the Young People's book...'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: daytime
Place: other location: in the library, reference room
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:Joseph Stamper
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 14 Oct 1886
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: iron moulder, writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: Young People's First Book of Trees
Genre: Children's Lit, Science, Agriculture / horticulture / husbandry, Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID: 11561  
Source - Print  
  Author: Joseph Stamper
  Editor: n/a
  Title: So long ago
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1960
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 169
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Joseph Stamper, So long ago (London, 1960), p. 169,, accessed: 19 July 2024

Additional comments:



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