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Record Number: 7795


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

[Marginalia]: marginal marks (++) throughout, one date (p. 68 'Feb, 18.19'), and very occasional comments; eg. longest example is p. 83 at the end of the section 'Tombeau de Virgile' is the ms note 'little doubt but that the Poet was buried on the other side of the bay'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

unknown

Country:

Italy

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Naples

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:

Erskine

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Unknown

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Scottish landowning family

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

Italy

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Mariano Vasi

Title:

Itineraire instructif de Rome a Naples ou description generale ? de cette ville celebre et de ses environs, antiquaire Romain

Genre:

Geography / Travel

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Premiere edition Napolitaine revue et considerablement augmentee, Naples: de la typographie de Porcelli Chez G. Glass, 1821

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

7795

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Information:

Annotated volume in the Dunimarle Library of the Erskines of Torrie in Fife: Vasi, Mariano, "Itineraire instructif de Rome a Naples ou description generale ? de cette ville celebre et de ses environs, antiquaire Romain" ,(Naples, 1821), various pages, [DH LIB 1327].

Additional Information:

n/a

Citation:

Annotated volume in the Dunimarle Library of the Erskines of Torrie in Fife: Vasi, Mariano, "Itineraire instructif de Rome a Naples ou description generale ? de cette ville celebre et de ses environs, antiquaire Romain" ,(Naples, 1821), various pages, [DH LIB 1327]. , http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=7795, accessed: 14 June 2024


Additional Comments:

Item has no provenance but the most likely annotator is one of the Erskines, given the style of annotations in other similar guide books in the collection.

   
   
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