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Record Number: 19208


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I understand from Mr. Bagguley that it is you who are the craftsman of the binding of the "Candide" which he has been so kind as to give me. Will you allow me to offer you my most sincere congratulations on your extraordinary art?'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Until: 22 Dec 1917

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Thorpe - le- Soken
county: Essex
specific address: Comarques

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:

Arnold Bennett

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

27 May 1867

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer/journalist/reviewer

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Voltaire

Title:

Candide

Genre:

Philosophy

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

19208

Source:

Print

Author:

Arnold Bennett

Editor:

James Hepburn

Title:

Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.III 1916 -1931

Place of Publication:

London: Oxford University Press

Date of Publication:

1970

Vol:

III

Page:

44

Additional Comments:

Mr Bagguley had a bookbinding business in Newcastle-under-Lyme.

Citation:

Arnold Bennett, James Hepburn (ed.), Letters of Arnold Bennett Vol.III 1916 -1931, (London: Oxford University Press, 1970), III, p. 44, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=19208, accessed: 22 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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