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Record 8248

Reading Experience:

'In Mr Tait's warehouse I read Hogg's "Shepherd's Calendar" and some of his poems also, while, at various times, many opportunities of hearing much about him.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1839 and 31 Dec 1839
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Edinburgh
specific address: 78 Princess Street
other location: at work, Tait's book warehouse
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:James Glass Bertram
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1824
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Clerk at Tait's book warehouse
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: James Hogg
Title: Shepherd's Calendar
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)
at work


Source Information:

Record ID: 8248  
Source - Print  
  Author: James Glass Bertram
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Some memories of books, authors and events
  Place of Publication: Westminster
  Date of Publication: 1893
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 49
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: James Glass Bertram, Some memories of books, authors and events (Westminster, 1893), p. 49,, accessed: 24 February 2024

Additional comments:



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