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Record 3415

Reading Experience:

'Your kind present of Andrew Lang's two volumes has just reached me, and from what I have gleaned by a glimpse of the plates wh. I have opened, I have an intellectual treat for store this evening & subsequent nights'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 23 Oct 1890
Country: n/a
Time: n/a
Place: Hampshire
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:S.P. Oliver
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Andrew Lang
Title: Life, Letters and Diaries of Sir Stafford Northcote
Genre: Biography, Autobiog / Diary, Letters
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: London: Blackwood, 1890; 2 vols
Provenance: borrowed (private library)


Source Information:

Record ID: 3415  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: S.P. Oliver
  Title: Blackwood Correspondence Book
  Location: National Library of Scotland
  Call no: MS 4558
  Page/folio: 227r

Citation: S.P. Oliver, Blackwood Correspondence Book National Library of Scotland, p. MS 4558, p. 227r,, accessed: 01 July 2022

Additional comments:

Oliver had only glanced into the book, and thus read a few pages at most, at the time of writing.



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