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Record 16753

Reading Experience:

Considerable marginalia in pencil in English throughout the volume. There are notes in ink by Lujo Brentano on the rear flyleaf. This volume was given to Vernon Lee by Lujo Brentano on 30 September 1928.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 30 Sep 1928 and 13 Feb 1935
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: Florence
specific address: Villa 'Il Palmerino', Maiano, near Fiesole
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:Vernon Lee
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 14 Oct 1856
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: agnostic
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Lujo Brentano
Title: Der wirtschaftende mensch in der geschichte
Genre: History, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Leipzig: Felix Meiner
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 16753  
Source - Print  
  Author: Lujo Brentano
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Der wirtschaftende mensch in der geschichte
  Place of Publication: Leipzig
  Date of Publication: 1923
  Vol: n/a
  Page: n/a
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Lujo Brentano, Der wirtschaftende mensch in der geschichte (Leipzig, 1923),, accessed: 13 June 2024

Additional comments:

'Vernon Lee' is the pseudonym of Violet Paget (1856-1935). This volume is housed in the Special Collections of the Harold Acton Library, the British Institute of Florence



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