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Record 16965

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Brief notes in pencil on the front flyleaf, and some marginalia on the following pages only (all in English): 32, 34.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1911 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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: F.W. Gamble
Title: The Animal World
Genre: Natural history
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: London: Williams & Norgate, 1911. Part of the Home University Library of Modern Knowledge series.
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 16965  
Source - Print  
  Author: F.W. Gamble
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Animal World
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1911
  Vol: n/a
  Page: n/a
  Additional comments: In the Williams & Norgate Home University Library of Modern Knowledge series.

Citation: F.W. Gamble, The Animal World (London, 1911), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=16965, accessed: 20 January 2022

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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