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HILL, Thomas Padmore

The oratorical trainer : a system of vocal culture.

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By Thomas Padmore Hill, Professor of Elocution. Melbourne : George Robertson, 1869. Fifth edition. Octavo, original blind blocked purple cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine (cloth faded, corners worn, lower board and spine with a few ink stains), all edges red, original ownership inscription of William Ross to half-title, lithographed frontispiece diagram illustrating modes of posture; pp vi, 314; occasional foxing and handling marks to the margins, otherwise internally sound; a fair copy.

Professor Hill’s popular pedagogical work appeared in 12 Melbourne editions, the first in 1862 and the last some time after 1910.

Scarce in any edition. Two copies of the fifth edition are recorded in Australian collections (State Library of Victoria; Monash University Library).

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