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Record 19208

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I understand from Mr. Bagguley that it is you who are the craftsman of the binding of the "Candide" which he has been so kind as to give me. Will you allow me to offer you my most sincere congratulations on your extraordinary art?'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Until: 22 Dec 1917
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Thorpe - le- Soken
county: Essex
specific address: Comarques
   
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:Arnold Bennett
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 27 May 1867
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer/journalist/reviewer
Religion: Christian
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: Voltaire
Title: Candide
Genre: Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 19208  
Source - Print  
  Author: Arnold Bennett
  Editor: James Hepburn
  Title: Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.III 1916 -1931
  Place of Publication: London: Oxford University Press
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: III
  Page: 44
  Additional comments: Mr Bagguley had a bookbinding business in Newcastle-under-Lyme.

Citation: Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.III 1916 -1931 (London: Oxford University Press, 1970), III, p. 44, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=19208, accessed: 16 June 2024

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