The Philosophy of the Human Voice, James Rush – 1855

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The Philosophy of the Human Voice: Embracing Its Physiological History; Together with A System of Principles, By Which Criticism in the Art of Elocution May Be Rendered Intelligible, and Instruction, Definite and Comprehensive to Which Is Added A Brief Analysis of Song and Recitative, by James Rush. Published by Lippincott Grambo & Co., 1855 Philadelphia London. First Printing from 1855 of the Fourth Edition revised. 559 pages. xiviii prefaces and introductions. Contents. Brown cloth boards with library spine binding. Library label and 2 small oval ink stamps to pastedown; light and sporadic spotting throughout with moderate spotting end pages and preliminaries, brown inked Inscription contents page and inked note to contents page. Rubbing and fading to boards; small piece missing from top of spine exposing weave. Contents are clean and binding remains firm; overall in very good condition.
The Philosophy of the Human Voice by Philadelphia physician James Rush (1786-1869) is a seminal study and was at the time considered to be “the most advanced medical study of the human voice”. 002972   $60