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Record 2108

Reading Experience:

Byron's Journal (14 November 1813-19 April 1814), 6 Decmber 1813: 'Saw Lord Glenbervie and his Prospectus, at Murray's, of a new Treatise on Timber. Now here is a man more useful than all the hiistorians and rhymers ever planted. For by oreserving our woods and forests, he furnishes material for all the history of Britain worth reading, and all the odes worth nothing.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 6 Dec 1813
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: John Murray's, Albemarle Street
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:George Gordon Lord Byron
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 22 Jan 1788
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Agnostic
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: Lord Glenbervie
Title: Prospectus for Sylvester Douglas, Baron Glenbervie,
Genre: Agriculture / horticulture / husbandry
Form of Text: Print: Advertisement
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID: 2108  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Gordon Lord Byron
  Editor: Leslie A. Marchand
  Title: Byron's Letters and Journals
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1974
  Vol: 3
  Page: 234
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1974), 3, p. 234,, accessed: 19 July 2024

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