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Record 916

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Surely no book was ever read and re-read and talked over as that first new volume, although we went on to buy many more.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1870 and 1900
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
1 Canonbury Park North
   
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:Mary Vivian (Molly) Hughes
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 2 Oct 1866
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: Anglican
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Robert Michael Ballantyne
Title: The Iron Horse
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned
First book in children's personal library bought with pocket money

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 916  
Source - Print  
  Author: M. V. Hughes
  Editor: n/a
  Title: A London Family: 1870-1900
  Place of Publication: London, New York, Toronto
  Date of Publication: 1946
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 128
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: M. V. Hughes, A London Family: 1870-1900 (London, New York, Toronto, 1946), p. 128, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=916, accessed: 07 October 2022

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