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Record 26581

Reading Experience:

Friday, 10 March 1826: '[Henry Weber] was a man of very superior attainments, an excellent linguist and geographer and a remarkable antiquary. He publishd a collection of antient Romances superior I think to the elaborate Ritson.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1802 and 10 Mar 1826
Country: n/a
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
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:Walter Scott
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1771
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Ritson
Title: Ancient English Metrical Romances
Genre: Fiction, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1802
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 26581  
Source - Print  
  Author: Walter Scott
  Editor: W. E. K. Anderson
  Title: The Journal of Sir Walter Scott
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1972
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 109-110
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Walter Scott, W. E. K. Anderson (ed.), The Journal of Sir Walter Scott (Oxford, 1972), p. 109-110,, accessed: 13 June 2024

Additional comments:



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