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Record 5772

Reading Experience:

"When John Brand had a copy of his Observations on Popular Antiquities (1777) interleaved to take materials for a revised edition, he drafted a paragraph of acknowledgements [on one of the interleaves of the same copy] with specific reference to [Francis] Douce, 'who had enriched an interleaved Copy of my former Book with many very pertinent notes & illustrations ...'"
Century: 1700-1799, 1800-1849
Date: unknown
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 Douce
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1757
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: John Brand
Title: Observations on Popular Antiquities
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Arts / architecture
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Newcastle, 1777
Provenance: borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID: 5772  
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: 62
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: H. J. Jackson, Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books (New Haven, 2001), p. 62,, accessed: 04 December 2023

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