Chambers Book of Days

Chambers Book Of Days

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The Chambers Book of Days (The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the Calendar, Including Anecdote, Biography, & History, Curiosities of Literature and Oddities of Human Life and Character)Chambers Book of Days (1864) was written by the Scottish author Robert Chambers and first published in 1864.

A new version was published by Chambers Harrap known as the Chambers Book of Days (2004).Ian Sansom in The Guardian December 4, 2004

Chambers Book of Days (1864)

The Book of Days was Robert Chambers' last publication, and perhaps his most elaborate. It was a miscellany of popular antiquities in connection with the calendar, and it is supposed that his excessive labour in connexion with this book hastened his death. Two years before, the University of St Andrews had conferred upon him the degree of doctor of laws, and he was elected a member of the Athenaeum Club in London. It is his highest claim to distinction that he did so much to give a healthy tone to the cheap popular literature which has become so important a factor in modern civilization.

Chambers Book of Days (2004)

Chambers Harrap published a new Book of Days in 2004, Rosalind Fergusson wrote for the Chambers Harrap website that:
Like its illustrious predecessor, Chambers Book of Days (2004) is a compendium of information relating to......
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