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Record 9554

Reading Experience:

'On sig. AIv of [John] Blundevill, ["The fower chiefest offices belonging to Horsemanship"], [Gabriel] Harvey inscribes: "I use Mr Astley [John Astley's "The Art of Riding"(1584)], for the compendious, & fine Art: and Mr Blundevill for the larger & fuller Discourses upon the Art"'.
Century: 1500-1599
Date: Between 1 Jan 1584 and 7 Feb 1630
Country: England
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:Gabriel Harvey
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1545
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer/Academic
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: John Astley
Title: The Art of Riding
Genre: Textbook / self-education
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1584
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 9554  
Source - Print  
  Author: Virginia F. Stern
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Gabriel Harvey: His Life, Marginalia and Library
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1979
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 159 n.28
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Virginia F. Stern, Gabriel Harvey: His Life, Marginalia and Library (Oxford, 1979), p. 159 n.28,, accessed: 17 April 2024

Additional comments:



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