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Record 22603

Reading Experience:

MS note on final flyleaf: "This book gets very poor towards the end. The omissions in the Shield of Achilles, - both in the key and the index, - are nothing less than disgraceful".
Century: 1900-1945
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Cambo
county: Northumberland
specific address: Wallington hall
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 Otto Trevelyan
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 20 Jul 1838
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: Historian and statesman
Religion: Christian
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: John Walker
Title: Clavis Homerica
Genre: Classics, Textbook / self-education
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 5th ed. London: Whittaker, 1840
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 22603  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: MS note in book cited below.,

Citation: MS note in book cited below.,, accessed: 31 March 2023

Additional comments:

I have not transcribed all the MS notes in this book



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