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Record 2671

Reading Experience:

Byron to Thomas Moore, 8 August 1822: 'I have not seen the thing you mention [John Watkins, Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Right Honourable Lord Byron] ... nor have I any desire. The price is, as I saw in some advertisement, fourteen shillings, which is too much to pay for a libel on oneself.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1822 and 8 Aug 1822
Country: Italy
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:George Gordon Lord Byron
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 22 Jan 1788
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: Poet
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:

Title: Advertisement for [John Watkins], Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Right Honourable Lord Byron
Genre: advertisement
Form of Text: Print: Advertisement
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 2671  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Gordon Lord Byron
  Editor: Leslie A. Marchand
  Title: Byron's Letters and Journals
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1979
  Vol: 9
  Page: 190
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Gordon Lord Byron, Leslie A. Marchand (ed.), Byron's Letters and Journals (London, 1979), 9, p. 190,, accessed: 25 July 2024

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