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Record 4868

Reading Experience:

'Murray (of the Hand-Books) has lately put forward a work which I have found very full of entertaining reading: a couple of well-sized volumes treating of every place of the smallest individuality within circuit of twenty miles round London'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 1877
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
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:Henry James
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1843
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: USA
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Title: [a guidebook to the areas round London]
Genre: Geography / Travel, Guide book
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: John Murray
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 4868  
Source - Print  
  Author: Henry James
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Suburbs of London
  Place of Publication: n/a
  Date of Publication: 1877
  Vol: n/a
  Page: n/a
  Additional comments: in Henry James, Collected Travel Writings: Great Britain and America (The Library of America, New York, 1993), ed. Richard Howard, p. 276

Citation: Henry James, The Suburbs of London (1877),, accessed: 19 June 2024

Additional comments:



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