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Record 16966

Reading Experience:

Brief marginal notes in pencil in English throughout the volume.
Century: 1850-1899, 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1898 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: Patrick Geddes
Title: The Evolution of Sex
Genre: Science, Natural history, Evolutionary science
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: London: Walter Scott, 1898; Number 1 in the Contemporary Science Series, edited by Havelock Ellis
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 16966  
Source - Print  
  Author: Patrick Geddes
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Evolution of Sex
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1898
  Vol: n/a
  Page: n/a
  Additional comments: Co-written by J. Arthur Thompson. Number 1 in the Walter Scott Contemporary Science Series, edited by Havelock Ellis

Citation: Patrick Geddes, The Evolution of Sex (London, 1898),, accessed: 20 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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