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Record 5666

Reading Experience:

H. J. Jackson notes how annotations made in 1871 by Francis Palgrave in his copy of Alfred Russel Wallace, Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection (1870) show development of Palgrave's response (including objections) to the argument of the text.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 1871
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:Francis Palgrave
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1824
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Academic/Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Alfred Russel Wallace
Title: Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection
Genre: Science, Natural history
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: London: Macmillan, 1870
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 5666  
Source - Print  
  Author: H. J. Jackson
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books
  Place of Publication: New Haven
  Date of Publication: 2001
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 211-13
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: H. J. Jackson, Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books (New Haven, 2001), p. 211-13,, accessed: 23 March 2023

Additional comments:



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