London & New York: Ward, Lock & Co.. [ca. 1898].
12mo. 160 pp.; illus. An interesting publication in two parts, the first dealing with medical problems of the throat, and the second with aspects of vocal pedagogy including the function of the larynx, types of singing voices, and proper and improper vocal function. Illustrations include an "oro-nasal respirator" and a "respiratory veil" recommended for those with delicate throats, as well as anatomical diagrams of the larynx and pharynx. Part of the "Long Life" series. Black-stamped publisher's cloth; small discoloration to back cover; faint traces of wear to corners and spine. Overall fine. 5 x 6.5 inches (12 x 17 cm).
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