Delsarte Manual of Oratory... Recitals in Prose and Verse
...Containing the Choicest Recitations and Readings From The Best Authors For Schools, Public Entertainments, Social Gatherings, Sunday Schools, Etc., Now Used In The Leading Schools of Oratory Including Recitals in Prose and Verse; Selections with Musical Accompaniments, Dialogues, Dramas, Tableaux, Etc., Together with Rules and Instructions For Gesture, Expression, and Cultivation of the Voice.
Copyright J. R. Jones and simultaneously published by a handful of regional publishers in Chicago, San Francisco, Philadelphia, etc. Blue pictorial cloth hardcover 8vo, 516pp. A handsome production with numerous color plates, patterned endpapers and marbled edges. Spine and cover faded and a thin scrape across the cover, rubbing to the spine ends. VG+ overall, crisp and unmarked, including the gilt chromo presentation page. Housed in archival mylar wrap.