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Record Number: 4052


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

?I have read two books lately wh. interested me. One for wh. you will not care is a history of English law down to the time of Edward I by F. W. Maitland? It is a wonderful piece of work as far as I can judge; & I should ask you to recommend it to some of your law professors, only that, as I take it, they will know about it already.?

Century:

1850-1899

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:

Leslie Stephen

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

28 Nov 1832

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Literary critic, historian, journalist, biographer

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

F. W. Maitland

Title:

History of English Law

Genre:

History, Law

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4052

Source:

Print

Author:

Leslie Stephen

Editor:

John Bicknell

Title:

The Selected Letters of Leslie Stephen Vol 2 1882-1904

Place of Publication:

Ohio State University Press

Date of Publication:

1996

Vol:

2

Page:

440

Additional Comments:

Letter from Leslie Stephen to Charles Eliot Norton (19/4/1895).

Citation:

Leslie Stephen, John Bicknell (ed.), The Selected Letters of Leslie Stephen Vol 2 1882-1904 , (Ohio State University Press, 1996), 2, p. 440, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=4052, accessed: 25 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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