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Chironomia; or a Treatise on Rhetorical Delivery:comprehending Many Precepts, Both Ancient and Modern, for the Proper Regulation of the Voice, the Countenance, and Gesture (&c.&c.)
London: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, in the Strand, 1806 ...the title continues:- "..Together with an Investigation of the Elements of Gesture, and A New Method for the Notation Thereof, Illustrated by Many Figures". Hardback, 220mm x 285mm tall (8.75" x 11.25" approx ). Pp xvi, 583 + (xvi) [Index & Errata], + 12 single-sided, multi-image plate leaves, one double-folding, showing over 150 postures and gesures for the body, the feet and the hands. The upper margin of the title-page bears the 1820 signature of Henry Alworth Merewether, whose many annotations grace the margins and text of the volume. Merewether, of Chancery Lane, (Fl. 1780-1864) was an Author, Barrister, Town Clerk of London and Sergeant-at-Law. Sound and tight, in a later binding of dark-brown half-leather with gilt spine title and gilt double-lined raised bands and marbled paper-covered boards.. First Edition. Half Leather & Marbled Boards. Good. 4to..
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