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LESSONS IN ELOCUTION: Or a Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the Improvement of Youth in Reading and Speaking. The Sixth American, from the Fifth British Edition.

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LESSONS IN ELOCUTION: Or a Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the Improvement of Youth in Reading and Speaking. The Sixth American, from the Fifth British Edition.

by Scott, William (1750-1804)

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Printed by William Young, Philadelphia: ., 1796 pp. viii, (13)-436 + Four copper plates showing young boys practicing gestures. Mildly foxed and age stain. 12mo. 175 mm. Original full leather binding, worn and rubbed. Original leather spine label. Front board very fragile. Title continues: 'To which are prefixed Elements of Gesture, illustrated by four elegant copper-plates; and rules for expressing, with propriety, the various passions and emotions of the mind'. Sixth American from the Fifth British Edition. Hardbound. Binding poor. Text Very good. Very scarce. Evans 47910. Bristol B9696. EVANS1. Hardcover. Good.

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THE FAMILY ALBUM, ABAA US (US)
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Title
LESSONS IN ELOCUTION: Or a Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the Improvement of Youth in Reading and Speaking. The Sixth American, from the Fifth British Edition.
Author
Scott, William (1750-1804)
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Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed by William Young, Philadelphia: .
Date published
1796
Keywords
EARLY AMERICAN IMPRINTS EDUCATION JUVENILE LESSONS IN ELOCUTION PROSE VERSE READING SPEAKING WILLIAM SCOTT ELEMENTS OF GESTURE ILLUSTRATED EVANS PHILADELPHIA IMPRINT 1796
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Ron Lieberman, has been an antiquarian bookseller, rare book appraiser, and library consultant for Fifty years. His firm, The Family Album, has issued a series of exceptional catalogs and bibliographic references in a variety of fields, including: Incunabula; Pennsylvania-Americana; German-Americana; Fine Book Bindings; Early Photographica; Printing History & Typography; Classics from the Great Scholar / Printers; Etc. He was the instructor for a series of valuable workshops and courses in the history, taste, and technique of book collecting. He frequently lectures before professional groups of librarians and archivists on: the book trade; collection and building security; disaster preparedness; appraisals; and preservation, conservation, and binding. He has also often appeared on radio and television popularizing the pleasant hobby of antique book collecting. His expert opinion on the book collecting market; values of archives and manuscripts; collection preservation & security; historic photographs; and the value of rare books has been sought by sources as diverse as: the Historical & Museum Commission of PA; the PA State Library; the Library of Congress; the Smithsonian Institution; the FBI; American Bible Society; Money Magazine; Kipplinger Magazine; Conservation Centers; Warman\\\'s Antique Price Guides; U.S.A. Today; as well as Universities, Colleges, and Historical Societies throughout the United States. As one of the organizers of the World Library Fund, Mr. Lieberman provides professional analyses of library collections, and helps plan library development for public and private institutions in the United States and abroad. He was a Member of the Board of Governors of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (A.B.A.A.), and Chairman of the A.B.A.A. Security Committee. He was a long-time regular member of the Security Committee of the Rare Book and Manuscript Section (RBMS) of the American Library Association (ALA); and was the Past President of the Middle Atlantic Chapter, A.B.A.A. Mr. Lieberman was also, for many years, a consulting editor and contributor to the Haworth Press journal: \\\"College & Undergraduate Libraries.\\\" He is also a member of the: International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) // American Library Association (ALA); + ACRL/RBMS [For 25 Continuous Years] // PA Library Association (PLA) // Bibliographical Society of America // Middle Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) // Society for the History of Authorship, Readership, and Publishing (SHARP) // Library Company of Philadelphia // Philobiblon Club // Etc. Etc.

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foxed
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12mo
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