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Record 26781

Reading Experience:

Sunday, 1 June 1828: 'We reachd Carlisle at seven o' clock and were housed for the night. My books being exhausted I lighted on an odd volume of the Gentleman's Magazine, a work in which as in a pawnbroker's shop much of real curiosity and value are [sic] stowd away and conceald amid the frippery and trumpery of those reverend old gentlewomen who were the regular correspondents of the work.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 1 Jun 1828
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: Carlisle
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: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Title: The Gentleman's Magazine
Genre: Essays / Criticism, History, Poetry, Biography, Geography / Travel, Politics, Law, Science, Arts / architecture, Technology, Natural history, Miscellany / Anthology, Agriculture / horticulture / husbandry
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 26781  
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: 488
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Walter Scott, W. E. K. Anderson (ed.), The Journal of Sir Walter Scott (Oxford, 1972), p. 488,, accessed: 02 June 2023

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